84421:HEAVY METALS, QUANTITATIVE, BLOOD

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84421:HEAVY METALS, QUANTITATIVE, BLOOD
Methodology: Atomic Absorption / Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Edit Date: 5/17/2010
Components: Aresenic (As) / Lead (Pb) / Mercury (Hg)
Performed: Monday-Saturday
Released: 1-4 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 83655-90 / 83825-90 / 82175-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 6 mL royal blue top tube trace-element K2 (EDTA ).
Handling: Submit whole blood in original tube.
Stability: If the sample is drawn and stored in the appropriate container, the trace element values do not change with time.
Standard Volume: 6 mL EDTA whole blood.
Minimum Volume: 1.5 mL EDTA whole blood.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Heparin anticoagulant.

Arsenic (As), Blood 0.0-13.0 µg/dL
Mercury (Hg), Blood 0-10 µg/dL
Lead (Pb), Blood (venous) By report