Gold, Serum or Plasma

CPT: 80299
8029980299
8029980299
Updated on 11/22/2022
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Expected Turnaround Time

4 - 7 days


Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Serum or plasma


Volume

1 mL


Minimum Volume

0.2 mL


Container

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

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

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.


Test Details


Use

Therapeutic drug management; evaluate exposure to gold

Therapeutic drug management; evaluate exposure to gold.

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

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

Expected concentrations in unexposed individuals: <100 ng/mL


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

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