Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 25, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91303

Aluminum

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Royal Blue (No Additive)
Submit:
  • 2 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum in Trace Element Free Tube. Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Patient Preparation: Diet, medication, and nutritional supplements may introduce interfering substances. Patient should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, and non-essential over-the-counter medications (upon the advice of their physician).
    Specimen Preparation: Centrifuge; do not allow serum to remain on cells. Transfer 2 mL serum to a Trace Element-Free Transport Tube.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Plasma
  • Use of separator tubes
  • Specimens that are not separated from the red cells or clot within 6 hours.
Stability:Ambient: 24 Month(s); Refrigerated: 24 Month(s); Frozen: 24 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrophotometry
Performed:Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82108
Components:
  • 91303 - ALUMINUM
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