Purpose
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; Not for clinical diagnostic purposes
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82108
82300
83655
83825
83885
New York State Approval Status

Not Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
2 Lead Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/dL 5 Metal/Element
1 Arsenic Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 5 Metal/Element
3 Aluminum Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 5 Metal/Element
4 Cadmium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element
5 Nickel Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 4 Metal/Element
6 Mercury Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 1.5 Metal/Element

Specimen Type
RBCs
Requested Volume
4 mL
Minimum Volume
1.9 mL
Special Handling
Avoid seafood consumption for 48 hours prior to sample collection. 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 Frozen. Plastic container. Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Tan top tube - glass (Sodium Heparin). Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; Sodium Heparin). Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin). Lavender top tube (EDTA).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Not Stable
2 Lead Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/dL 5 Metal/Element
1 Arsenic Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 5 Metal/Element
3 Aluminum Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 5 Metal/Element
4 Cadmium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element
5 Nickel Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 4 Metal/Element
6 Mercury Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 1.5 Metal/Element

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