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Test Code LAB12400 Cadmium - Blood

Department

SEND OUTS

Reference Lab Test Number

CADWB

Collection Requirements

Patient Preparation: Avoid worksite collection. Phlebotomist should wear powderless gloves.

Specimen must be accompanied with Heavy Metals Analysis Form

Heavy Metals Analysis Form

Primary Collection Container

Royal Blue (K2EDTA) Trace Element

Alternate Collection Container

Royal Blue (Na2EDTA) Trace Element

Transport

Whole blood refrigerated

Preferred Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Processing

Send 4.0 mL whole blood in original collection tube.

Stability

Ambient: 14 Days

Refrigerated: 14 Days

Frozen: 14 Days

Minimum Testing Volume

2.0 mL

Reference Range

By Report

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

Reported

6 days

CPT Codes

82300

Unacceptable Conditions

Clotted Samples.