Test Details

Mnemonic

MNBLD

Ordering Code

3681130

CPT-4 Code(s)

83785

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Patient should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals and non-essential over-the-counter medication.
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Collect

Dark blue trace element no additive
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection and send 2.0 mL serum room temperature in a blue-capped ARUP metal free, screw-capped plastic vial.
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Room temperature
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Rejection Criteria

Separator tubes, hemolysis, specimens not separated from cells within 2 hours
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Stability

Room temperature: Indefinitely
Refrigerated: Indefinitely
Frozen: Indefinitely
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Methodology

Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry
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Reference Range

0.0 - 2.0 µg/L
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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