Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83018
New York State Approval Status

Not Approved

Turnaround Time

6 days

Test Includes
1 Rubidium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/dL 50 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.
Sample Type
RBCs
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.4 mL
Special Handling
Centrifuge and separate Plasma within two hours of collection. Leave RBCs in the original collection container and replace stopper. Tubes containing Heparin based anticoagulants are not acceptable.
Sample Container
Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

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

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical sample submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): Not Stable
1 Rubidium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/dL 50 Metal/Element

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