Methyl bromide as metabolite, blood-994

Test info

  
Methyl bromide as metabolite, blood
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  

Exposure monitoring

Specimen

  

Avoid exposure to gadolinium or iodine based contrast media for 96 hours prior to sample collection

  
EDTA whole blood, metal free
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.7 mL
  
  • Do not use disinfectants containing iodine, such as Betadine®, during venipuncture
  • Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gently inverting 8 - 10, times to prevent clotting
  

Navy blue metal free vial/tube with EDTA

  

Ambient (preferred) - 30 days

Refrigerated - 30 days

Frozen - 12 months

Performance

  
National Medical Services (NMS) Laboratory (2970B) via LabCorp (087205): R-NX
  
Varies
  
8 days
  

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

The population reference interval derived from NMS Labs data (n=136) is usually between 1.4 and 8.8 mg/L (2.5th - 97.5th percentiles).

Billing

  
82542
  
Result SOLOINC

Tracking

  
05/20/2019
  
01/01/2020