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Test Code SELE Selenium, Plasma

Additional Codes

Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM) Orderable:  

Selenium Level Plasma

AllScripts (AEHR) Orderable: 

Selenium Level Plasma

Performing Laboratory

LabCorp of America


Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Royal-blue top (EDTA) or Royal-blue without EDTA  trace element blood collection tube

Specimen: Send entire collection tube or 2 mL EDTA Plasma (0.6 mL min) in metal-free plastic transport tube

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Stability:  14 Days Room Temperature

                  14 Days Refrigerated

                  14 Days Frozen

Reference Values

Environmental exposure    

      79-326 µg/L

Test Classification and CPT Coding



LOINC Code:  5724-0

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5901181

Used For

Monitor selenium deficiency and occupational exposure