Purpose
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; Not for clinical diagnostic purposes
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82495
82525
83018x2
83785
84255
84630
New York State Approval Status

Not Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Chromium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 1 Metal/Element
2 Cobalt Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element
3 Manganese Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 5 Metal/Element
4 Molybdenum Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 1 Metal/Element
5 Selenium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 20 Metal/Element
6 Zinc Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mcg/dL 44 Metal/Element
7 Copper Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mcg/dL 44 Metal/Element

Specimen Type
RBCs
Requested Volume
5 mL
Minimum Volume
1.8 mL
Special Handling
For Magnesium testing, please order Magnesium test 2551.
Centrifuge and separate Plasma within two hours of collection. Leave RBCs in the original collection container and replace stopper.
Submit in container with a non-Heparin based anticoagulant. Tubes containing Heparin based anticoagulants are not acceptable.
Specimen Container
Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Received Room Temperature. Received Frozen. Plastic container. Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Tan top tube - glass (Sodium Heparin). Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; Sodium Heparin). Light Blue top tube (Sodium Citrate). Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate). Lavender top tube (EDTA). Yellow top tube (ACD - Acid Citrate Dextrose). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): Not Stable
1 Chromium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 1 Metal/Element
2 Cobalt Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element
3 Manganese Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 5 Metal/Element
4 Molybdenum Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 1 Metal/Element
5 Selenium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 20 Metal/Element
6 Zinc Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mcg/dL 44 Metal/Element
7 Copper Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mcg/dL 44 Metal/Element

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