Use in assessment of tissue stores. For routine assessment of selenium deficiency or toxicity, the preferred test is Selenium, Urine (0025067).
Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Royal blue (Trace metal-free EDTA).
Separate cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Leave RBCs in the original container and replace stopper. Transport 1 mL RBCs 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.
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature.
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: Unacceptable
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
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National Medical Services (NMS)