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Barium Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
0091282
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
BARIUM SP
Methodology
Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-8 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 (trace metal-free; EDTA) or royal blue (trace metal-free; no additive). 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 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: 0.4 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0091281Barium Quantitative, Serum or Plasma5589-7
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Aliases
  • Ba
  • FASS

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)