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Aluminum, Serum

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
ALUM MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Greiner Z Trace Element (T713) - Call lab for 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:
Carefully clean skin prior to collection with alcohol swab. Use powderless gloves. If collected at an offsite location, send by a STAT Courier to Hospital lab
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-7 days
Additional Info:
  • Reference Values:
  • 0-6 ng/mL
  • <60 ng/mL (dialysis patients)
  • CPT Code:
    82108