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Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)
4- 6.4 mg/dL
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect specimen in royal blue top (trace element) tube with EDTA (K2).
Royal blue (trace element) and/or Metal-Free aliquot tubes are available from MLabs (800-862-7284). Collect blood in a royal blue top (trace element) tube with EDTA (K2). Centrifuge and aliquot rbcs into a metal-free tube within 2 hours of collection (KEEP red blood cells). Refrigerate. Plasma can be discarded when aliquotting.