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Beryllium

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB7026 
Methodology: Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Schedule: Daily
Reported: 10-14 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Acceptable: royal blue (no additive) or royal blue (EDTA).
Unacceptable conditions: Serum separator tubes
Stability: Ambient: 72 hrs; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 Month

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Confirm an exposure to beryllium but NOT useful indicator for determining time since exposure or the extent of an exposure. Refer to Beryllium Lymphocyte Proliferation Test for a more reliable indicator of beryllium sensitization and/or Chronic Beryllium Disease (CBD).

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/0091278

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 83018
Last Changed: 10/20/2016 09:51:49
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 04:57:19