Aluminum, serum, plasma, or whole blood-994

Test info

  
Aluminum, serum, plasma, or whole blood
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Al
Al, plasma
Al, serum
  

Monitor patients for prior and ongoing exposure to aluminum

Specimen

  
Metal free EDTA whole blood
  
  
7 mL
  
0.6 mL
  

Submit original unopened tube

  

Navy blue metal free vial/tube with EDTA

  
Metal free EDTA plasma
Metal free serum
  
  

Spin and carefully pour serum or plasma into a Metal free transfer vial/tube

  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 14 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen - 14 days

Performance

  
LabCorp Burlington (071548): R-NX
  
Mo - Fr
  
1 - 3 days
  

Inductively coupled plasma/mass spectrometry (ICP/MS)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Environmental exposure: 0−9 μg/L
patients on dialysis:       < 40 μg/L
Potentially toxic:            > 60 μg/L

Billing

  
82108
  
Yes
  
Result 5574-9

Tracking

  
06/03/2019
  
06/05/2020