Purpose
Exposure Monitoring
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83789
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Iodine Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 20 Non-Metal, Halogenide

Specimen 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. Drugs, nutritional supplements, vitamins, and minerals containing iodine may result in elevated findings.
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a deionized water rinsed plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen 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
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate), Lavender top tube (EDTA).

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 Iodine Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 20 Non-Metal, Halogenide

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