Silicon, Serum/Plasma Test (4190SP)
||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.
||Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission
||2 mL Serum or Plasma
||Plastic container (Acid washed or Trace metal-free)
||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
||Room Temperature: 14 day(s)
Refrigerated: 21 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 14 day(s)
||Glass container. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[ICP/OES] Monday / 2 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.