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345: Cobalt, Serum/Plasma [345] Print View
Cobalt, Serum/Plasma ICP/MS  0.1 - 0.4  mcg/L 

PRIMARY
1 Serum Trace Metal 0.5 (0.2) mL   Room Temperature - 10 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 10 Day(s)/Frozen - 10 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma EDTA Trace Metal 0.5 (0.2) mL   Room Temperature - 10 Day(s)/Frozen - 10 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 10 Day(s)  

Purpose: Occupational exposure monitoring, evaluation of orthopedic implants.

All venipunctures should be performed using trace metal-free,
dark/royal blue-top tubes. Promptly centrifuge and separate serum or
plasma specimens into acid-washed, plastic, screw-capped vial(s),
using approved guidelines. Transport refrigerated (cold packs).
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Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
83018

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
Transport Container: Trace metal-free, acid washed, plastic, screw-capped vial(s)






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