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Test Code MISC1WARDE3292SP Palladium - Serum/Plasma

Department

SEND OUTS

Reference Lab Test Number

3292SP

Primary Collection Container

Royal Blue (K2EDTA) Trace Element

Alternate Collection Container

Trace Metal Serum (No Additive)

Transport

Serum or plasma refrigerated

Preferred Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Processing

Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.

Stability

Ambient: 14 days

Refrigerated: 14 days

Frozen (-20 °C): 14 days

Minimum Testing Volume

0.4 mL

Reference Range

By report

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)

Performed

Thursday

Reported

1-2 days

CPT Codes

83018

Unacceptable Conditions

Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Additional Information

Testing forwarded to NMS Labs by Warde Medical Laboratory.