Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
SILVER SP
Methodology

Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Varies

Reported

7-10 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Royal Blue (No Additive), Royal Blue (K2 EDTA), or Royal Blue (Na2 EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Protect from light. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to a foil-wrapped Acid Washed Transport Vial (ARUP supply #54350) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 0.4 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens not protected from light. Separator tubes.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data

N/A

Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

83789

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0091221 Silver Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
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Aliases
  • Ag
  • Argyrol
  • Naprosyn
  • Silvadene
Silver Quantitative, Serum or Plasma

National Medical Services (NMS)