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Arsenic, hair or nails

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Mayo 
Test ID: LAB2626 
Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)
Schedule: Monday; 3 p.m
Reported: 2 weeks
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: No minimum volume indicated. Collect Other in a Miscellaneous Container.
Pediatric volume: 0.1 .
Container/Tube: Prepare and transport specimen per the instructions in the Hair and Nails Collection Kit (Supply T565) or see "Hair and Nails Instruction Sheet for Metals Testing" in Special Instructions.

Specimen Volume: At least 0.500 g of hair. Typically, this is a sample of hair comprised of strands 1 cm long and enough strands to be 0.5 cm in diameter when gathered together.

Nails: Clippings should be taken from all 10 fingernails or toenails
Handling: Special instructions for preparation and transport..


Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 82175
Last Changed: 10/06/2016 00:23:40
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 04:54:11