Purpose
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83789
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Silver Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 2 Metal/Element

Test Also Known As
Argyrol; Silvadene®
Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.4 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)
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
Yes
Rejection Criteria
Not received Light Protected. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 14 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 14 day(s)
1 Silver Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 2 Metal/Element

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