Arsenic Analysis, Hair
2007342
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
ARS HAIR
Methodology
Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
7-14 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Collect a pencil-thick segment of hair. Bundle, cut at roots, wrap with twist tie at root end.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 500 mg hair 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: 500 mg)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. Also acceptable: Refrigerated or frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Undetermined Refrigerated: Undetermined Frozen: Undetermined  
Reference Interval
By Report
Interpretive Data
Note
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; not for clinical diagnostic purposes.
CPT Code(s)
82175 Arsenic; 80103 Tissue preparation
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2007343Arsenic, Hair
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • Arsine
  • As
Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)