Cobalt, RBCs Test (1290R)

Cobalt, RBCs Test (1290R)

Analysis Code 1290R 
Test Name Cobalt, RBCs 
Test Includes Cobalt 
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 1 mL RBCs 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA) 
Special Handling Centrifuge and separate Plasma within two hours of collection. Leave RBCs in the original collection container and replace stopper. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
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). Light Blue top tube (Sodium Citrate). Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin). Yellow top tube (ACD - Acid Citrate Dextrose). Lavender top tube (EDTA). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [ICP/MS] Monday Wednesday Friday / 3 days 
Suggested CPT Code 83018 
**Minimum Volume 0.4 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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