Gold, Serum or Plasma

CPT: 80375
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Test Details


Therapeutic drug management; evaluate exposure to gold.


Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP/MS)

Reference Interval

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

Specimen Requirements


Serum or plasma


1 mL


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


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.


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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