Test directory: Chromium

Ordering Code5457
Test NameChromium
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerTrace Element Clot Activator (Royal Blue)
Other Specimen/ContainerNone
Optimum Volume2 mL
Collection InstructionsDo Not use SST
Patient should refrain from taking vitamins, mineral or herbal supplements at least one week prior to specimen collection.
Handling InstructionsTransfer serum into trace element aliquot tube.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 1 Week
Frozen: 2 Weeks
Rejection CriteriaGel barrier tube, Non-metal free tube
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 10 Days
MethodologyInductively-Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
ChromiumALLSee report.