Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
New York State Approval Status


Turnaround Time

4-8 days

Test Includes
1 Bromine - Total Bromide Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mg/L 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Test Also Known As
Methyl Bromide Metabolite
Compliance Statement
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by NMS Labs. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Sample Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
Avoid exposure to gadolinium or iodine based contrast media for 96 hours prior to sample collection. Do not use disinfectants containing iodine, such as Betadine®, during venipuncture.
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a deionized water rinsed plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Sample Container
Plasma: Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA), Serum: Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; No additive)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Lavender top tube (EDTA). Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate). Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical sample submissions only.

Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 12 month(s)

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA Guidelines and are for informational purposes only. NMS Labs Does not assume responsibility for billing errors due to Reliance on the CPT Codes listed in this document.

*The information contained in this document represents database configurations, as they will appear on the effective date listed above.