HEAVY METALS SCREEN BLOOD

General Information

HLAB/HOL Code: HEMSB
UPHSM LIS Test #: 9140
Schedule:
Testing Time:
Testing Lab: Labcorp

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 7 (1.1) mL
Temperature: Ambient
Tube Type: 1 Navy Blue (EDTA)
Collection Info:
Draw blood in a royal blue top (EDTA) Monoject trace element blood collection tube. Send specimen in original collection tube.

Patient should avoid seafood and red wine 72 hours prior to collection.

Methods

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS).

CPT Codes

82175-Arsenic
83655-Lead
82300-Cadmium
83825-Mercury

* The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding
is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Reference Range

See Report for Reference Ranges