BERYLLIUM, SERUM

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a dark blue, no additive tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from red cells, and send 1.0 mL serum (0.4 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: Dark blue EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST or PST

Methodology
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room temperature: 14 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Thursday

Turnaround Time8-10 days
Test CodeBERY
CPT-4 Code (s)
83018
LOINC Codes
5594-7

Warde
Medical
Laboratory