Gold Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
0091265
Ordering Recommendation
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Mnemonic
GOLD SP
Methodology
Quantitative Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-9 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Royal blue (no additive) or royal blue (EDTA).  
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: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
80172
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0091264Gold Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
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Cross References
  • Au
  • Aurothioglucose
  • Aurothiomalate
Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)