Laboratory Test Detail

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

76053

Selenium, Serum or Plasma

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Royal Blue (No Additive)

Also Acceptable:
  • One Royal Blue (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 2 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum in Trace Element Free Tube. Submit Ambient.

Also Acceptable:
  • 2 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma 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.
Stability:Ambient: 24 Month(s); Refrigerated: 24 Month(s); Frozen: 24 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:2-8 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84255
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : 23-190 ug/L
Components:
  • 76053 - SELENIUM, S/P
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