CHROMIUM, BLOOD

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a dark blue EDTA tube. Send 2.0 mL whole blood (0.6 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Blood: Sodium or lithium heparin, Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxalate, lavender EDTA, Sodium citrate, ACD

Methodology
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room temperature: 30 days; Refrigerated: 30 days; Frozen; 12 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeCHRMB
CPT-4 Code (s)
82495
LOINC Codes
5619-2

Warde
Medical
Laboratory