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Test Code HMET Heavy Metal Screen, Blood  

Performing Laboratory

Laboratory Corporation of America-Burlington, NC

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Profile Include:    Arsenic

                                 Lead

                                 Cadmium

                                 Mercury

 

Reference Values

See Report

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82175-Arsenic

82300-Cadmium

83655-Lead

83825-Mercury

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Royal blue top (EDTA) trace metal collection tube

Specimen: Full tube ( 1.1 mL min volume)

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Additional Information: Patient should avoid seafood and red wine 72 hours prior to collection.

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5903970