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636: Mercury, Blood Print View
Mercury, Blood ICP/MS  < 11  mcg/L 

PRIMARY
1 WB EDTA Trace Metal 4 (2) mL   Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  WB NaHep Trace Metal   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)  

Mercury, a highly toxic metal, is present in select industrial environments and in contaminated ocean fish.

Patient Prep:
Carefully clean skin prior to venipuncture.

Collection Instructions:
Tests performed on a specimen submitted in a non-trace element
tube/container (non-acid washed) 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 re-submission
with a trace element tube/container is recommended.
Carefully clean skin prior to venipuncture. Avoid worksite
collection.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
83825

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: Refrigerated Rejection Criteria: Clotted






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