Silicon, Serum/Plasma Test (4190SP)

Silicon, Serum/Plasma Test (4190SP)

Analysis Code 4190SP 
Test Name Silicon, Serum/Plasma 
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 Serum or Plasma 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Plastic container (Acid washed or Trace metal-free) 
Special Handling Serum: Collect sample in Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; No additive)
Plasma: Collect sample in Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA)
Collect sample in plastic tube.
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 14 day(s)
Refrigerated: 21 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 14 day(s) 
*Rejection Criteria Glass container. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [ICP/OES] Monday / 2 days 
Suggested CPT Code 84285 
**Minimum Volume 0.7 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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