Purpose
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83018
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Boron Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mcg/L 0.2 Metal/Element

Test Also Known As
Borate
Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Plasma: Royal Blue top tube, plastic (Trace metal-free; EDTA), Serum: Royal Blue top tube, plastic (Trace metal-free; No additive)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Glass container. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)
1 Boron Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mcg/L 0.2 Metal/Element

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