Purpose
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation
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

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 1 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 0.4 Metal/Element
7 Copper Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mcg/dL 0.4 Metal/Element

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
4 mL
Minimum Volume
2 mL
Special Handling
For Magnesium testing, please order Magnesium test 2551.
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)
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). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin). Lavender top tube (EDTA). Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 28 day(s)
Refrigerated: 28 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 28 day(s)
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 1 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 0.4 Metal/Element
7 Copper Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mcg/dL 0.4 Metal/Element

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