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2958: Aluminum Print View
Aluminum ICP/MS  < 7  mcg/L 

PRIMARY
1 Serum Trace Metal 2 (0.7) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma NaHep Trace Metal 2 (0.7) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  
  Plasma EDTA Trace Metal 2 (0.7) mL   Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  

Individuals undergoing hemodialysis are at risk for aluminum toxicity. Prolonged accumulation may cause anemia, encephalopathy and vitamin D-resistant osteomalacia. Also, workers exposed to high levels or to long-term low levels of aluminum dust are at increased risk of toxicity.

Draw one royal blue top tube of blood and discard. Draw second royal
blue top tube. Allow to clot in an upright position. Centrifuge and
pour (do not pipette) the serum or plasma into an acid washed or
metal-free vial.

Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Setup Schedule
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82108

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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