Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 17, 2019 @ 10:13 am


Chromium, Serum

  • One Royal Blue (No Additive)
  • 2 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum in Trace Element Free Tube. Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Centrifuge and separate serum into a plastic tube ASAP
    If the specimen is drawn and stored in the correct container the trace element values do not change.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Use of separator tubes
Stability:Ambient: 24 Month(s); Refrigerated: 24 Month(s); Frozen: 24 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrophotometry
Performed:Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82495
  • 91056 - CHROMIUM, SERUM
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