Nickel, RBCs Test (3140R)
||Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; Not for clinical diagnostic purposes; Currently this test is not New York State approved.
||Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass
||1 mL RBCs
||Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA)
||Centrifuge and separate Plasma within two hours of collection. Leave RBCs in the original collection container and replace stopper.
Submit in container with a non-Heparin based anticoagulant. Tubes containing Heparin based anticoagulants are not acceptable.
|Light Protection Required
||Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): Not Stable
||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). Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin). Lavender top tube (EDTA).
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[ICP/MS] Tuesday Thursday / 3 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.