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299: Cadmium, Blood Print View
Cadmium, Blood ICP/MS  < 5.1  mcg/L 

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

Cadmium is a naturally occuring element that is mined and used in industrial production because of its durability. Excessive cadmium exposure can damage lungs, kidneys, and the digestive tract.

Avoid worksite collection. Phlebotomist should wear powderless
gloves.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated (cold packs)

Reject Criteria: Clotted
Setup Schedule
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82300

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.

Notes
Tests performed on a specimen submitted in a non-trace element tube or non acid washed/non metal free container may not accurately reflect the patient's level. If a non-trace element tube/container is received, it will be accepted for testing. However, elevated results shall be reported with a message that a resubmission with a trace element tube/container is recommended. EDTA (lavender-top) tube, Sodium heparin (green-top) and K2 EDTA (tan-top) and Sodium Heparin lead-free (tan-top) tubes will be run with disclaimer.






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