Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 19, 2019 @ 9:13 am



  • One Royal Blue (EDTA)
  • 6 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Royal Blue (EDTA). Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Stability: If the specimen is drawn and stored in the appropriate container the trace element values do not change with time.
    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).
Rejection Criteria:
  • Clotted Specimen
  • Frozen Whole Blood
  • Heparin Anticoagulant
  • Specimens collected in tubes other than Royal Blue (EDTA). Specimens transported in containersother than a Royal Blue (EDTA) or Trace Element-Free Transport Tube.
  • Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Reported:2-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83018
  • 91355 - ANTIMONY, BLOOD
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