Aluminum, Serum

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: ALUM MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Navy Blue top (trace metal) tube

Collection Volume: 3.0 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: Hemolysis will interfere with results.

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to Reference Laboratory

Methodology: Dynamic Reaction Cell-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (DRC-ICP-MS)

Special Instructions: Separate serum from cells ASAP.
Carefully clean skin prior to collection with alcohol swab.
Use powderless gloves.

For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly)

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 1-5 days

Additional Info: Reference Values: 0-6 ng/mL; <60 ng/mL (dialysis patients)

CPT Code: 82108

Synonyms: -

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