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5374X: Bismuth, Blood Print View
Bismuth, Blood ICP/MS  < .5  mcg/L 

PRIMARY
1 WB EDTA Trace Metal 4 (2) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood Heparin Tan 4 (2) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  WB NaHep Trace Metal   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  

Excessive use of of Bismuth containing medications may cause renal damage and other adverse effects.

Avoid taking bismuth preparations such as Pepto-Bismol for least
1 week prior to 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. Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis, clotted






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