THALLIUM, BLOOD

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a dark blue EDTA tube. Send whole blood refrigerated in original tube (0.3 mL minimum).

Rejection Criteria
Gross icterus, heparinized whole blood

Methodology
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 21 days; Refrigerated: 21 days; Frozen: 21 days

Reference Range
0-1 ng/mL

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time3-7 days
Test CodeTHAL
CPT-4 Code (s)
82190
LOINC Codes
5744-8

Warde
Medical
Laboratory