SILVER

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a dark blue no-additive tube. Allow samle to clot 30 miniutes. Spin, and separate by pouring serum into aliquot tube. Do not insert a pipet into the serum. Send 1.6 mL serum (0.4 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Grossly icteric specimens

Methodology
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 7 days

Reference Range
<15 ng/mL

Performed
Thursday

Turnaround Time8-12 days
Test CodeZSIL
CPT-4 Code (s)
83789
LOINC Codes
5734-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory