Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Serum or Plasma
Quest Diagnostics Valencia
Wednesday and Friday
2-4 mL Blood
Royal Blue (No Additive)
Plasma collected in an EDTA (royal blue-top) tube is also acceptable.
Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 30 Days; Frozen: 60 Days
Hemolysis; Sodium heparin lead-free (tan-top) tube
2 mL Serum or Plasma
0.7 mL Serum or Plasma
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 4 hours of collection. Transfer serum or plasma into a trace element vial. Indicate Metal Free (MF) serum or plasma on specimen and on batch sheet.