Purpose
Overexposure/Poisoning Determination
Method(s)
Ion Specific Electrode (ISE)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82735
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Fluoride Ion Specific Electrode (ISE) mg/L 50 Metal/Element

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.6 mL
Special Handling
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Lavender top tube (EDTA), Red top tube (no additive)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate). 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): 15 month(s)
1 Fluoride Ion Specific Electrode (ISE) mg/L 50 Metal/Element

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