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Test Code CADMN Cadmium, Blood

Performing Laboratory

LabCorp of America


Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Reference Values

Enviornmental exposure: non-smoker: 0.3-1.2 µg/L, smoker: 0.6 - 3.9µ g/L

Occupational exposure:OSHA Cadmium Standard: 5.0 µg/L:

BEI®:5.0 µ g/L

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Royal, blue-top containing EDTA as an anticoagulant

Specimen Type: Whole blood 1 mL (0.6 mL min)

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerated

Stability:  14 Days Room Temp, Refrigerated or Frozen

Collection Instructions:

1. Send specimen in original tube.


Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Computer Interface Code

PDM # 5900360