Preferred specimen type to investigate or monitor potential hexavalent chromium exposure.
Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
New York DOH Approval Status
Royal Blue (K2EDTA).
Separate plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. 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
Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory
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National Medical Services (NMS)