Purpose
Overexposure/Poisoning Determination
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82375
82375
83540
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Carbon Monoxide Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 1.1 Biological Marker (Exposure)
2 Iron Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mg/dL 0.4 Metal/Element
3 Carboxyhemoglobin COHb Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) %Saturation Biological Marker (Exposure)

Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
5 mL
Minimum Volume
2.4 mL
Special Handling
Clotted Blood specimens are not acceptable.
Submit in container with a non-Heparin based anticoagulant. Tubes containing Heparin based anticoagulants are not acceptable.
Specimen Container
Lavender top tube (EDTA), Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Tan top tube - glass (Sodium Heparin). Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; Sodium Heparin). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
1 Carbon Monoxide Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 1.1 Biological Marker (Exposure)
2 Iron Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mg/dL 0.4 Metal/Element
3 Carboxyhemoglobin COHb Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) %Saturation Biological Marker (Exposure)

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