Heavy Metals Profile II, Whole Blood

CPT: 82175; 82300; 83655; 83825
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Test Details

Test Includes

Arsenic, blood; cadmium, blood; lead, blood; mercury, blood

Use

Monitor exposure to arsenic, lead, mercury, and cadmium

Methodology

Inductively-coupled plasma/mass spectrometry (ICP/MS)

Reference Interval

See individual tests.

Additional Information

See individual tests.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Whole blood

Volume

7 mL

Minimum Volume

1.1 mL

Container

Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube

Patient Preparation

Patient should avoid seafood and red wine 72 hours prior to collection.

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

14 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

Causes for Rejection

Clotted specimen

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
706200 Heavy Metals Profile II, Blood 007632 Lead, Blood ug/dL 5671-3
706200 Heavy Metals Profile II, Blood 007245 Arsenic, Blood ug/L 5583-0
706200 Heavy Metals Profile II, Blood 085324 Mercury, Blood ug/L 5685-3
706200 Heavy Metals Profile II, Blood 085340 Cadmium, Blood ug/L 5609-3
Reflex Table for Arsenic, Blood
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 007246 Comment: 007246 Comment: N/A
Reflex Table for Mercury, Blood
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 007001 Comment: 007001 Comment: N/A

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