Purpose
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83735
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

4 days

Test Includes
1 Magnesium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mg/dL 2 Metal/Element

Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL
Special Handling
Clotted Blood specimens are not acceptable.
Specimen Container
Green top tube (Sodium Heparin)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Light Blue top tube (Sodium Citrate). Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate). Yellow top tube (ACD - Acid Citrate Dextrose).

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 Magnesium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mg/dL 2 Metal/Element

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