Test Summary Sheet for:

Purpose
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; Not for clinical diagnostic purposes
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83018
New York State Approval Status

Not Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

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

Specimen Type
RBCs
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
Collect sample in Glass Container (see Specimen Container).
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.
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). Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; Sodium Heparin). Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Not Stable
1 Antimony Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 1 Metal/Element

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