HEAVY METALS PROFILE, BLOOD

Synonyms: Arsenic; Mercury; Cadmium; Lead
Computer Code: (CMISC)
Specimen Collection: Order each individual test: RCD, LEAD, RARSE, RMERC Draw one brown tube and 2 EDTA royal blue top tubes to complete all 4 tests
Minimum Volume:
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Testing not available as a profile. Order each test individually. Maintain Royal Blue Top Tube unspun. 1 tube refrigerated and 1 tube at room temp. Maintain Brown top tube unspun, refrigerated
Reference Values: See individual tests
Lab Code: CC REF
Requisition:
Test Frequency:
Routine TAT:
Stat TAT:
CPT Code(s):
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII