Purpose
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83018
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

3 days

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

Test Also Known As
Wolfram
Compliance Statement
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by NMS Labs. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.4 mL
Special Handling
Clotted Blood specimens are not acceptable.
Tubes containing Heparin based anticoagulants are not acceptable.
Specimen Container
Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)
1 Tungsten Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 1 Metal/Element

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