Silicon, Blood Test (4190B)

Silicon, Blood Test (4190B)

Analysis Code 4190B 
Test Name Silicon, Blood 
Test Includes Silicon 
Purpose Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; This test assesses the presence of Silicon and does NOT measure Silica or Silicone. Silica is silicon dioxide (SiO2), which is found in quartz and sand. Silicones are inert synthetic organosilicon compounds used in adhesives, sealants, lubricants, medical applications, insulation and cooking utensils. This test is New York State approved. 
Category Metal/Element 
Method(s) Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission
Spectrometry (ICP/OES) 
Specimen Requirements 2 mL Blood 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA) 
Special Handling Immediately transfer sample to an acid washed plastic screw capped vial. Glass containers are not acceptable. 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): 30 day(s) 
*Rejection Criteria Glass container. Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Tan top tube - glass (Sodium Heparin). Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; Sodium Heparin). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [ICP/OES] Monday Wednesday Friday / 7 days 
Suggested CPT Code 84285 
**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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