3 - 5 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
- 5 days
Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube
Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Monitor recent or acute exposure to arsenic
Short half-life in blood.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Inductively-coupled plasma/mass spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Blood levels of arsenic have a short half-life and are useful only for monitoring recent or acute exposure. Urine arsenic measurement is a better measure of arsenic poisoning. In addition to pesticides, rodenticides, weed killers, paint, and wood preservatives contain arsenic.
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|007245||Arsenic, Blood||5583-0||007245||Arsenic, Blood||ug/L||5583-0|
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