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Lab Test Dictionary

Arsenic, Serum/Plasma (0460SP)

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)


Synonyms

Arsine; Metals

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

NMS Labs


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Standard TAT

5 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Royal Blue (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an EDTA trace metal-free (royal blue-top) tube is also acceptable. Serum or plasma separator tubes are not acceptable. Avoid seafood consumption for 48 hours prior to sample collection.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 30 Days; Refrigerated: 30 Days (Preferred); Frozen: 30 Days

Rejection Criteria

Serum or plasma separator tubes (SST/PST)

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.4 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Promptly separate serum or plasma into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines. Complete a NMS Labs requisition and submit with serum or plasma refrigerated Monday-Friday, ok for Saturday delivery.


CPT Codes

82175


Revised

06-16-19

Initials

SL