Test Summary Sheet for:

Purpose
Occupational Exposure Monitoring for Cadmium (Assists in exposure monitoring as mandated by OSHA). Note: 6108B (Cadmium, Blood) must be ordered in conjunction with test code 6110U (Beta-2 Microglobulin and Cadmium, Urine)
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82300
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

5 days

Test Includes
1 Cadmium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element

Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.6 mL
Special Handling
Please submit samples using the NMS Labs OSHA Cadmium Exposure kit.
Collect sample at end of shift into the provided container labeled: Blood Collection Container - Cadmium.
Clotted Blood specimens are not acceptable.
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
Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Tan top tube - glass (Sodium Heparin). Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; Sodium Heparin). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 12 month(s)
1 Cadmium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element

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