Aluminum, Whole Blood

Last Modified: 2/13/2019 10:02:12 AM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation: Patient to avoid fruits, juices, and tea for 24 hours prior to collection.
Specimen Requirements:

2.0 mL Whole Blood in a Navy Blue Top Tube - EDTA Trace metal tube

Collection Instructions: Carefully clean skin prior to venipuncture with alcohol swab

Avoid Hemolysis

Avoid worksite collection
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 14 days Ambient
30 days Refrigerated (preferred)
2 months Frozen
Reference Range:

< 20.0 mcg/L

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: ICP/MS
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 4 to 7 days
Days Performed: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia
PHL Test Code: ALUM1
EPIC Test Code: LAB665
Send Out Test Code: 4862W
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82108

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