Test Details

Mnemonic

TITB

Ordering Code

3300520

CPT-4 Code(s)

83018

Specimen Information

Collect

Dark blue trace element EDTA

Specimen Preparation

Send 2.0 mL whole blood in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Blood: Sodium or lithium heparin
Clotted specimens

Stability

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

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
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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

Yes
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DUE TO A NATIONWIDE SHORTAGE OF DARK BLUE EDTA TRACE ELEMENT TUBES, WARDE LAB IS TEMPORARILY ACCEPTING LAVENDER EDTA TUBES.