Antimony, RBCs Test (0410R)

Antimony, RBCs Test (0410R)

Analysis Code 0410R 
Test Name Antimony, RBCs 
Test Includes Antimony 
Purpose Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; Not for clinical diagnostic purposes; Currently this test is not New York State approved. 
Category Metal/Element 
Method(s) Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass
Spectrometry(ICP/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 2 mL RBCs 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA) 
Special Handling Collect sample in Glass Container (see Specimen Container).
Centrifuge and separate Plasma within two hours of collection. Leave RBCs in the original collection container and replace stopper.
Submit in container with a non-Heparin based anticoagulant. Tubes containing Heparin based anticoagulants are not acceptable. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Not Stable 
*Rejection Criteria Received Frozen. Plastic container. Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Tan top tube - glass (Sodium Heparin). Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; Sodium Heparin). Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [ICP/MS] Monday Wednesday Friday / 2 days 
Suggested CPT Code 83018 
**Minimum Volume 0.7 mL 
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*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.


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