TITANIUM, BLOOD

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

Rejection Criteria
Blood: heparin, serum

Methodology
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)

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

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Wednesday

Turnaround Time3-8 days
Test CodeTITB
CPT-4 Code (s)
83018
LOINC Codes
59753-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory