Test Summary Sheet for:

Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; Not for clinical diagnostic purposes
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
New York State Approval Status


Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Chromium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 2.0 Metal/Element

Specimen Type
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.4 mL
Special Handling
Centrifuge and separate Plasma within two hours of collection. Leave RBCs in the original collection container and replace stopper.
Specimen Container
Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Received Frozen. Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Tan top tube - glass (Sodium Heparin). Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; Sodium Heparin). Light Blue top tube (Sodium Citrate). Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate). Lavender top tube (EDTA). Yellow top tube (ACD - Acid Citrate Dextrose). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): Not Stable
1 Chromium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 2.0 Metal/Element

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LOINC® Information

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA Guidelines and are for informational purposes only. NMS Labs Does not assume responsibility for billing errors due to Reliance on the CPT Codes listed in this document.

*The information contained in this document represents database configurations, as they will appear on the effective date listed above.