88190:SILICON (Si)

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88190:SILICON (Si)
Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma / Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (ICP/AES)
Edit Date: 1/11/2010
Performed: Wenesday
Released: 24-48 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab
CPT Code: 84285-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 6 mL royal blue top trace element serum tube. Also acceptable: 6 mL royal blue top trace element K2 (EDTA) tube.
Handling: Immediately centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic vial (do not use glass).
Stability: 14 days ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 14 days frozen.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: This test is to monitor exposure level, and is not an antibody panel.
Rejection Criteria: Glass container; use of tube other than specified.