Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 30, 2020 @ 9:13 am

91448

Selenium

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:
  • Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection
  • Patient Prep: 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).
    Stability: If specimen is drawn and stored in appropriate container the trace element values do not change with time.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimens collected or transported in containers other than specified.
    Specimens that are not separated from cells within 2 hours.
Stability:Ambient: 24 Month(s); Refrigerated: 24 Month(s); Frozen: 24 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84255
Components:
  • 91448 - SELENIUM
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