Purpose
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82175
83825
84255
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

5 days

Test Includes
1 Arsenic Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 5 Metal/Element
2 Antimony Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 1 Metal/Element
3 Thallium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element
4 Lead Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/dL 0.5 Metal/Element
5 Bismuth Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element
6 Mercury Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 1.0 Metal/Element
7 Selenium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 20 Metal/Element

Compliance Statement
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by NMS Labs. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
4 mL
Minimum Volume
1.6 mL
Special Handling
Collect sample in Glass Container (see Specimen Container).
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. Acid washed Polypropylene vial is preferred.
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).

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
2 Antimony Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 1 Metal/Element
3 Thallium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element
4 Lead Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/dL 0.5 Metal/Element
5 Bismuth Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element
6 Mercury Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 1.0 Metal/Element
7 Selenium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 20 Metal/Element

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LOINC® Information

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA Guidelines and are for informational purposes only. NMS Labs Does not assume responsibility for billing errors due to Reliance on the CPT Codes listed in this document.

*The information contained in this document represents database configurations, as they will appear on the effective date listed above.