Zinc, RBCs Test (4844R)

Zinc, RBCs Test (4844R)

Analysis Code 4844R 
Test Name Zinc, RBCs 
Test Includes Zinc 
Purpose Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Metal/Element 
Method(s) Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission
Spectrometry (ICP/OES) 
Specimen Requirements 2 mL RBCs 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA) 
Special Handling 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 Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s) 
*Rejection Criteria Received Room Temperature. Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; Sodium Heparin). Lavender top tube (EDTA). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [ICP/OES] Monday Wednesday Friday / 7 days 
Suggested CPT Code 84630 
**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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