Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: October 21, 2020 @ 9:13 am

76029

Mercury, Blood

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Royal Blue (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 6 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Royal Blue (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Stability: Mercury is volatile; concentration may reduce after seven or more days of storage.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimens collected/transported in tubes other than Royal Blue (EDTA) or Trace Element Free Transport Tube.
    Heparin anticoagulant or clotted specimens.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Week(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83825
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : <=10 ug/L
Components:
  • 76029 - MERCURY, BLOOD
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