Arsenic, blood-2556

Test info

  
Arsenic, blood
  
2556
  
82175.1
  
ANB
  
AS
  

Evaluate exposure to arsenic

Specimen

  
EDTA whole blood, metal free
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Submit entire specimen

  

Navy blue metal free vial/tube with EDTA

  
EDTA whole blood
  
  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Refrigerated (preferred)

Ambient - 3 days

Frozen (OK)

Performance

  
MedTox Laboratories (60614): R-MX
  
Every other day
  
3 - 4 days
  

Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

<10 ng/mL

Physiologic arsenic concentrations in unexposed individuals are usually less than 10 ng/mL; however, the total arsenic concentration may be markedly increased after dietary consumption of seafood.

Billing

  
82175
  
Yes
  

Tracking

  
01/05/2005
  
03/09/2021
  
05/04/2020