Purpose
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; Not for clinical diagnostic purposes
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83018
New York State Approval Status

Not Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Beryllium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element

Specimen Type
RBCs
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL
Special Handling
Centrifuge and separate RBCs into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial within two hours of collection.
Specimen Container
Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Received Frozen.

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Not Stable
1 Beryllium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element

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