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ALUMS / AL-M
ALUMINUM, SERUM

Test Code ALUMS / AL-M 
Test ALUMINUM, SERUM 
Methodology Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) 
Description Useful for monitoring patients undergoing dialysis 
Specimen Draw blood in a royal blue-top (no additive) Monoject® trace element blood collection tube. Spin down and send 2.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL) of serum. It is important that the specimen be obtained, processed, and transported according to "Metals Analysis - Collection and Transport" instructions. 
Reference Values < 0 - 6 ng/mL
< 60 ng/mL (dialysis patients)
Reference values for serum do not apply to plasma specimens. 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 82108  

Special Instructions