Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
SILICON SP
Methodology

Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Optical Emission 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 (trace metal-free; EDTA) or royal blue (trace metal-free; no additive).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an Acid Washed Transfer Vial (ARUP supply #54350). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 0.7 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

Separator tubes.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 3 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

84285

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0099292 Silicon Quantitative, Serum or Plasma 10829-0
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Aliases
  • Si
  • Silane
Silicon Quantitative, Serum or Plasma

National Medical Services (NMS)