Test Summary Sheet for:

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

8 days

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

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL
Special Handling
Hemolyzed Specimens are unsuitable for analysis. Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST), Red top tube (no additive)

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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