Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one 6.0 mL royal blue (no additive) top tube
Specimen not collected in plain royal blue-top tube or grossly icteric specimens
Ambient: 21 days; Refrigerated: 21 days; Frozen: 21 days
High concentrations of gadolinium are known to interfere with most metals tests. If gadolinium-containing contrast media has been administered, a specimen should not be collected for 48 hours.
Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)
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