Assess for methyl bromide exposure. Not intended for monitoring bromide therapy.
Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Avoid exposure to gadolinium or iodine based contrast media for 96 hours prior to specimen collection. Do not use disinfectants containing iodine, such as Betadine, during draw (prior to draw).
Royal Blue (K2 EDTA), Royal Blue (Na2 EDTA), or Royal Blue (No Additive).
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.
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 year
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|3001976||Bromine, Total, Serum/Plasma||1984-4|
National Medical Services (NMS)