Purpose
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
84630
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Zinc Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mcg/dL 44 Metal/Element

Specimen Type
RBCs
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
Centrifuge and separate Plasma within two hours of collection. Leave RBCs in the original collection container and replace stopper.
Submit in container with a non-Heparin based anticoagulant. 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 Room Temperature. Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; Sodium Heparin). Lavender top tube (EDTA). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)
1 Zinc Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mcg/dL 44 Metal/Element

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