Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 18, 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:
  • Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection
  • Diet, medication, and nutritional supplements may introduce interfering substances. Patients should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, and non-essential over-the-counter medications (upon the advice of their physician).
Rejection Criteria:
  • Plasma
  • Use of separator tubes
  • Whole blood
  • Specimen not separated from clot within 2 hours.
    Specimens transported in tubes other than specified.
Stability:Ambient: 24 Month(s); Refrigerated: 24 Month(s); Frozen: 24 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrophotometry
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82495
  • 91056 - CHROMIUM, SERUM
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