Gold, Serum or Plasma

CPT: 80375
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Test Details

Use

Therapeutic drug management; evaluate exposure to gold.

Methodology

Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP/MS)

Reference Interval

Expected concentrations in unexposed individuals: <100 ng/mL.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum or plasma

Volume

1 mL

Container

Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube.

Collection

Serum or plasma should be separated from cells within two hours of venipuncture. Submit serum or plasma in a plastic transport tube.

Storage Instructions

Submission/transport (<3 days): Room temperature. For storage beyond three days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen.

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
790750 Gold, Serum 5659-8 808324 Gold ng/ml 5659-8
790750 Gold, Serum 5659-8 808325 Gold N/A

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