Purpose
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring; Not for clinical diagnostic purposes
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80178
New York State Approval Status

Not Approved

Turnaround Time

9 days

Test Includes
1 Lithium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mEq/kg 0.72 Metal/Element

Test Also Known As
Eskalith®; Libalith-S®; Lithane®; Lithobid®
Specimen Type
Tissue
Requested Volume
10 g
Minimum Volume
10 g
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
Plastic container (Acid washed or Trace metal-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
1 Lithium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mEq/kg 0.72 Metal/Element

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