ARSENIC, NAILS

Specimen Required
Collect clippings from all 10 fingernails or toenails, and send 0.5 g nails (0.1 g minimum) room temperature in a sterile, IATA-approved screw-capped plastic container. Please specify source (finger or toe nails).

Methodology
Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: Preferred

Reference Range
0-15 years:   Not established  
>=16 years:   0.0-0.9 mcg/g of nails  

Performed
Tuesday, Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeASNA
CPT-4 Code (s)
82175
LOINC Codes
8157-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory