Laboratory Test Detail

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


Chromium, Serum

  • One Royal Blue (No Additive)
  • 2 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum in Trace Element Free Tube. Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature.
    Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
    Stability: If the specimen is drawn and stored in the appropriate container the trace element values do not change with time.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimens collected or transported in containers other than specified.
    Hemolyzed specimens.
Stability:Ambient: 24 Month(s); Refrigerated: 24 Month(s); Frozen: 24 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
Reported:2-8 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82495
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : <=5 ug/L
  • 76047 - CHROMIUM, SERUM
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