Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 20, 2019 @ 10:13 am

91565

Thallium

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Royal Blue (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 7 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood . Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • 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).
    If sample is drawn and stored in the appropriate container the trace element values do not change with time.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Clotted Specimen
  • Heparin Anticoagulant
  • Specimen submitted frozen
  • Specimens collected in tubes other than Royal Blue (EDTA). Specimens transported in containers other than a Royal Blue (EDTA) tube or Trace Element-Free Transport Tube.
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83018
Components:
  • 91565 - THALLIUM
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