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38583: Molybdenum, Blood Print View
Molybdenum, Blood ICP/MS  < 2.2  mcg/L 

PRIMARY
1 WB EDTA Trace Metal 4 (2) mL   Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

Molybdenum is an essential trace element. In anemia, molybdenum concentration decreases in both erythrocytes and plasma. Toxic doses can cause anemia and abnormal copper metabolism.

Patient should refrain from taking mineral supplements 3 days
before specimen collection and from eating legumes and leafy
vegetables 2 days before specimen collection.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next 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
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 re-submission with a trace element tube/container is recommended. EDTA (lavender-top) tube, Sodium heparin (green-top) and Sodium Heparin lead-free (tan-top) tubes will be run with disclaimer. Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; Received room temperature; Received frozen; Clotted






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