Arsenic, RBCs Test (0460R)
||Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; Not for clinical diagnostic purposes; Currently this test is not New York State approved.
||Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass
||2 mL RBCs
||Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA)
||Avoid seafood consumption for 48 hours prior to sample collection. 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
||Room Temperature: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Not Stable
||Received Frozen. Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Tan top tube - glass (Sodium Heparin). Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; Sodium Heparin). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin).
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[ICP/MS] Monday Wednesday Friday / 2 days
|Suggested CPT Code
|Test Summary Sheet
*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.