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Arsenic, Whole Blood

Order Name ARSENIC
Test Number: 3806200
Revision Date 04/20/2022
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Arsenic, Whole Blood
Inductively-Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry 5583-0 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 7mL (0.5mL) Whole Blood Royal Blue - EDTA (Trace Element Free) Ambient / Refrigerated
Instructions Due to nationwide shortages of some phlebotomy tubes specified for trace element testing, ARUP Laboratories is currently accepting lavender (EDTA) tubes as alternative collection tubes. Please submit the original blood collection tube. Whole blood in a pour off tube is NOT acceptable.

Transport temperature: Refrigerated or Ambient;  Frozen: unacceptable.
Stability: Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable
Unacceptable conditions:Specimens collected in tubes other than Royal Blue EDTA. Specimen transported in containers other than Royal Blue EDTA tube or Trace Element-Free Transport Tube. Clotted specimens.
Patients should refrain from eating seafood and taking herbal supplements at least 3 days prior to sample collection.
 
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Sun-Sat 
Expected TAT 3-4 Days  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
ARUP Test Code: 0099045
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 82175
Lab Section Reference Lab