Gold Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
0091265
Ordering Recommendation
 
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.
Submit With Order
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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Aliases
  • Au
  • Aurothioglucose
  • Aurothiomalate

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)