Cobalt, Urine Test (1290U)

Cobalt, Urine Test (1290U)

Analysis Code 1290U 
Test Name Cobalt, Urine 
Test Includes 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 Urine 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Plastic container (Acid washed or Trace metal-free) 
Special Handling Unpreserved urine should be refrigerated immediately and analyzed within 1 week of collection. Acceptable preservatives include: Trace Metal Free Hydrochloric Acid or Nitric Acid (0.1 mL of 12M acid/10 mL urine). Avoid exposure to gadolinium-based contrast media for 48 hours prior to sample collection. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 12 month(s) 
*Rejection Criteria None 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [ICP/MS] Monday Wednesday Friday / 3 days 
Suggested CPT Code 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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