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

9 days

Test Includes
1 Barium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/g 2 Metal/Element

Specimen Type
Hair
Requested Volume
500 mg
Minimum Volume
500 mg
Special Handling
Collect a pencil-thick segment of hair. Bundle, cut at roots, wrap with twist tie at root end.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (Acid washed or Trace metal-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Room Temperature
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
1 Barium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/g 2 Metal/Element

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