Arsenic, Hair

Test ID: ZG848

CPT code: 82175
LOINC:
Specimen Type: Hair
Frequency: Setup: Tue, Fri; Analytic time 2 days
Instructions: Use hair collection kit (Supply T565). Enough strands to be 0.5cm in
diameter when gathered together. Identify as axillary, head or pubic.
Text: Useful for detection of nonacute arsenic exposure. Hair arsenic >1.00
mcg/g dry weight indicates excessive exposure. It is normal for some
arsenic to be present in hair, as everybody is exposed to trace amounts of arsenic from the normal diet. COMPONENTS: Z5073 ARSENIC, HAIR; Z5074 SPECIMEN SOURCE.
Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

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