Test Details

Mnemonic

ASNA

Ordering Code

3805380

CPT-4 Code(s)

82175

Specimen Information

Collect

Collect clippings from all 10 finger or toe nails.
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Specimen Preparation

Send 0.5 g nails room temperature in a sterile screw-capped plastic container. Please specify source (finger or toe nails).
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Minimum Volume

0.1 g
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Transport Temperature

Room temperature
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Rejection Criteria

Nails with polish on them.
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Stability

Room temperature: Preferred
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Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrometry
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Reference Range

0 - 15 years: Not established
≥16 years: ˂1.0 mcg/g of nails
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Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories
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