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5507: Selenium Print View
Selenium ICP/MS  < 2 years: 16 - 71
< 4 years: 40 - 103
< 17 years: 55 - 134
>= 17 years: 63 - 160 
mcg/L 

PRIMARY
1 Serum Trace Metal 2 (0.7) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Hour(s) See COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS./// 
ALTERNATE
  Plasma NaHep Trace Metal 2 (0.7) mL   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Plasma EDTA Trace Metal 2 (0.7) mL   Room Temperature - 8 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  

Selenium is an element of parental nutrition. Monitoring the Selenium concentration is useful in assessing parental nutrition, especially recent uptake. Concentrations are also monitored in children with propionic acidemia who require special diets with supplements.

Patient Preparation:
Patient should refrain from taking vitamins or mineral supplements
at least three days prior to specimen collection.

Instructions:
Carefully clean skin prior to venipuncture. Avoid worksite collection.
Avoid hemolysis. Use the royal blue-top "Trace Metal" evacuated
tube, which is available with EDTA, heparin or no additives.
Do not use gel barrier tubes. Centrifuge serum or plasma specimens
within 1 hour of collection. Immediately separate serum and plasma
specimens from the cells into trace element collection vial(s).
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
84255

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 Temperature: Referigerated Reject Criteria: Hemolysis Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry






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