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Lab Test Dictionary

Selenium RBC (17133)


Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Valencia

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

2 Days a week

Standard TAT

1 Day

Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Royal Blue (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) or sodium heparin (green-top) tube is also acceptable. Carefully clean skin prior to venipuncture. Avoid worksite collection. Avoid hemolysis.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 6 Hours; Refrigerated: 72 Hours; Frozen: Unacceptable

Test Volume Required

2 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Whole Blood

CPT Codes