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Beryllium, Serum or Plasma
0091278
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
BERYLLIUM
Methodology
Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-10 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Royal blue (no additive) or royal blue (EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Trace Element-Free Transport Tube (ARUP supply #43116) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 0.6 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  Also acceptable: Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 72 Hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 6 months 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0091277Beryllium, Serum or Plasma5594-7
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