Arsenic, B

Test ID: Z0227

CPT code: 82175
LOINC: 5583-0
Specimen Type: Royal Blue EDTA trace element tube
Frequency: Setup: Mon-Sat; analysis time 1 day
Instructions: Full royal blue trace metal EDTA tube. Send original tube. Refrigerate.
Min 0.3mL.
Text: Used to detect acute arsenic exposure. Half life of arsenic in blood is <1 hr so blood needs to be drawn within 5 hours. Screenings should use urine collections instead. Also used for monitoring the effectiveness of therapy. Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

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