Germanium, RBCs Test (2156R)
||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)
||Centrifuge and separate RBCs into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial within two hours of collection.
|Light Protection Required
||Room Temperature: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Not Stable
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[ICP/MS] Wednesday / 7 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.