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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • ARSENIC, SERUM/PLASMA

Test Code

  • 5808

Test Synonym

  • AS

Minimum Volume

  • 0.4 mL

Specimen Type

  • Serum Or Plasma

Primary Container

  • Royal Blue Top- EDTA Additive, Royal Blue Top- No Additive

Transport Temp

  • Refrigerated

TAT

  • 2 days

Specimen Requirements

  • 1 mL Serum or Plasma , Plasma: Royal Blue top tube(Trace metal-free, EDTA) or Serum: Royal Blue top tube(Trace metal-free, No additive)

Specimen Retention

  • Avoid seafood consumption for 48 hours prior to sample collection. Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial.