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COBLT / 071506L
COBALT PLASMA

Test Code COBLT / 071506L 
Test COBALT PLASMA 
Methodology Inductively-coupled plasma/mass spectrometry (ICP/MS) 
Description Useful for monitoring industrial exposure to cobalt. 
Specimen Draw blood into a royal blue-top EDTA tube. Spin down and separate plasma immediately after collection. Send 2mL (minimum 0.6mL) of plasma ROOM TEMPERATURE in a plastic metal-free transfer tube. 
Reference Values Environmental exposure: <1.0 g/L
Occupational exposure: BEI (sampling time is end of shift at end of work week): 1.0 g/L1 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 83018