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Lab Test Dictionary

Thallium, Blood (8830)

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)


Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Valencia


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Standard TAT

2-5 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-4 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Royal Blue (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Carefully clean skin prior to venipuncture. Avoid worksite collection.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 5 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Test Volume Required

4 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

2 mL Whole Blood


CPT Codes

83018


Revised

04-06-17

Initials

SL