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This is a sendout test. Please note that turnaround time is defined as the anticipated time from set up day to results release.
S52099: Iodine Serum/plasma [16599] Print View
Iodine, Serum/Plasma     mcg/L 

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

Iodine is an essential element that is required for thyroid hormone production. The measurement of idodine serves as an index of adequate dietary iodine intake and iodine overload, particularly from iodine-containing drugs such as Amiodarone.

Patient Preparation:
Separate plasma or serum from cells and pour off into an acid
washed vial (AWV) or other trace element free container.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
82542

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: Room Temperature
Specimen Stability: Frozen: Unacceptable
METHODOLOGY: Inductively coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry






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