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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • CHROMIUM, PLASMA

Test Code

  • 6609

Test Synonym

  • Chromium, Blood, Chromium, Serum

Minimum Volume

  • 1.5 mL

Specimen Type

  • Serum Or Plasma

Primary Container

  • Royal Blue Top- EDTA Additive, Royal Blue Top- No Additive, Metal Free Transfer Tube- Serum or Plasm

Transport Temp

  • Ambient

TAT

  • 4 days

Specimen Requirements

  • 3 mL PLASMA from a Royal Blue w/ EDTA or Serum from a Royal Blue w/out EDTA - transferred to a metal free transport tube

Specimen Retention

  • Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube OR royal blue-top without EDTA Separate plasma immediately after the collection and transfer to a metal free plastic transport tube for shipment to the laboratory.