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ARSEB / ASB-M
ARSENIC, BLOOD

Test Code ARSEB / ASB-M 
Test ARSENIC, BLOOD 
Methodology Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) 
Description Useful for detection of acute arsenic exposure and for following the effectiveness of therapy. 
Specimen Draw blood in a royal blue-top (EDTA) Monoject® trace element blood collection tube. Send full tube refrigerated in the original VACUTAINER® (GREEN-TOP [HEPARIN] TUBE IS NOT ACCEPTABLE). It is important that the specimen be obtained, processed, and transported according to instructions for "Metals Analysis - Collection and Transport." 
Reference Values < 0.07 µg/mL 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Saturday 
CPT Code(s) 82175  

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