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Chromium, Blood

Order Code CH751
Turnaround Time 48-72 hours
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Whole blood
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

Royal blue EDTA

Preferred Specimens
Whole Blood
Minimum Volume (uL)
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Transport Refrigerated (cold packs)
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 48 hours
Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen Unacceptable
Reject Criteria

Clotted specimen

Special Instructions

To avoid contamination, use powderless gloves. Draw one (royal-blue top) tube of blood and discard. Draw second (royal blue-top) tube, label tube with patient name

Test Details
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Reference Ranges

≤1.2 mcg/L