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Mercury, blood

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Mayo 
Test ID: LAB831 
Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)
Schedule: Daily
Reported: 5 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Royal Blue Top - EDTA Wb.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Whole blood; Royal, blue-top EDTA Monoject trace element blood collection tube; Full tube of blood
Transport: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable conditions: Specimens other than whole blood, specimens in Green-top (heparin) tubes, gross iteric specimens.
Stability: Refrigerated (preferred): 28 days; Ambient: 28 days; Frozen: 28 days
Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 83825
Last Changed: 12/27/2016 00:45:07
Last Reviewed: 12/27/2016 00:34:47