Ordering Recommendation

Mnemonic

SILVER BLD

Methodology

Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Performed

Varies

Reported

8-11 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Royal blue (K2 or Na2 EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Protect from light. Transport 1 mL whole blood foil-wrapped in the original collection tube. (Min: 0.4 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens not protected from light. Heparinized or clotted specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 25 days; Refrigerated: 25 days; Frozen: 25 days

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

83789

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2006138 Silver, Whole Blood
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Aliases

  • Ag
  • Argyrol
  • Silvadene
Silver, Whole Blood

National Medical Services (NMS)