Chromium and Cobalt, Blood Test (1265B)

Chromium and Cobalt, Blood Test (1265B)

Analysis Code 1265B 
Test Name Chromium and Cobalt, Blood 
Test Includes Chromium; Cobalt 
Purpose Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Metal/Element 
Method(s) Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass
Spectrometry(ICP/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 2 mL Blood 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA) 
Special Handling Clotted Blood specimens are not acceptable. To reduce specimen contamination, powder-free gloves are recommended during collection. Blood should be drawn through an indwelling plastic intracath needle into a trace metal free evacuated tube (e.g. B/D Royal blue top Vacutainer®) containing EDTA as a preservative. If using a steel needle, contamination may be reduced by discarding the first tube.
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: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 ┬░C): 3 month(s) 
*Rejection Criteria 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). Lavender top tube (EDTA). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [ICP/MS] Monday Wednesday Friday / 3 days 
Suggested CPT Code 82495, 83018 
**Minimum Volume 0.6 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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