Purpose
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82300
82495
83655
83825
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Arsenic Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 5 Metal/Element
3 Cadmium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element
4 Chromium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 1 Metal/Element
5 Mercury Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 3 Metal/Element
2 Lead Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/dL 5 Metal/Element

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
4 mL
Minimum Volume
1.6 mL
Special Handling
Serum: Collect sample in Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; No additive)
Plasma: Collect sample in Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA)
Avoid seafood consumption for 48 hours prior to sample collection. Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (Acid washed or Trace metal-free)

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). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin). Lavender top tube (EDTA).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 14 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)
1 Arsenic Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 5 Metal/Element
3 Cadmium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element
4 Chromium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 1 Metal/Element
5 Mercury Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 3 Metal/Element
2 Lead Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/dL 5 Metal/Element

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