Chromium, Hair Test (1261H)

Chromium, Hair Test (1261H)

Analysis Code 1261H 
Test Name Chromium, Hair 
Test Includes Chromium 
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 500 mg Hair 
Transport Temperature Room Temperature 
Specimen Container Plastic container (Acid washed or Trace metal-free) 
Special Handling Collect a pencil-thick segment of hair. Bundle, cut at roots, wrap with twist tie at root end. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined 
*Rejection Criteria None 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [ICP/MS] Monday / 1 day 
Suggested CPT Code 82495 
**Minimum Volume 500 mg 
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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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