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Test ID BLOD1180 Beryllium, Blood

Reporting Name

Beryllium

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA - Metal Free (ERB)


Specimen Required


Draw blood in a metal free, royal blue-top with EDTA tube(s). Send 2 mL of EDTA whole blood refrigerated.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood EDTA - Metal Free (ERB) Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

Warm OK; Cold OK

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

Reference Range: <1.0 ng/mL

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

CPT Code Information

83018

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FBERY Beryllium 8159-6

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z1177 Beryllium 8159-6

Analytic Time

3 days

Method Name

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)