Barium, blood-12519

Test info

  
Barium, blood
  
12519
  
LAB12519
  
BAWB
  
Ba
  

Evaluate exposure to barium

Specimen

  
EDTA whole blood, metal free
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Immediately after collection, mix tube thoroughly by gentle inversion, 8 - 10 times, to prevent clotting

  

Navy blue metal free vial/tube with EDTA

  

Refrigerated (preferred)

Ambient - 3 days

Frozen (OK)

Performance

  
MedTox Laboratories (60654): R-MX
  
Every other day
  
3 - 4 days
  

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Not established

Billing

  
83018
  
Yes
  

Tracking

  
05/29/2014
  
03/10/2021
  
05/04/2020