Test Details

Mnemonic

MINPR

Ordering Code

3302000

CPT-4 Code(s)

84630, 82525, 82495, 83018 x 2, 83785, 84255

Specimen Information

Collect

Dark blue trace element EDTA

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge and separate plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Leave RBC's in the original collection container and secure stopper. Send 2.0 mL RBC's.

Minimum Volume

1.8 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Specimens received room temperature or frozen.
Plastic container.
Tubes containing heparin-based anticoagulants are not acceptable.
ACD, sodium citrate, sodium fluoride, lavender EDTA

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

NMS Labs
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New York DOH Approval Status

No
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DUE TO A NATIONWIDE SHORTAGE OF DARK BLUE EDTA TRACE ELEMENT TUBES, WARDE LAB IS TEMPORARILY ACCEPTING LAVENDER EDTA TUBES.