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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeBAS
Method

ICP-MS

Diagnostic Use / Indications

Blood arsenic is rapidly cleared from the blood <6 hours Used for acute of very recent exposure to arsenic. 

 DO NOT use for occupational exposure - urine arsenic is used for occupational exposure.

External Price$55.90(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Whole blood

Patient Specimen6.0mL K2 EDTA (Royal Blue)
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructionsdo not separate
Aliquot Transport to CHLambient or fridge 4oC
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Lipids, Trace Metals
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Contact Phone Number(03) 3640317 (ext. 80317)
Test Availabilityweekly
Turnaround Time1- 5 working days
Reference Interval

<120 nmol/L

to convert arsenic from nmol/l to ug/L multiply br 0.075

for example 100 nmol/l = 7.5 nmol/L

Interpretation

use only for acute or very recent exposure. Urine arsenic is the sample of choice for occucpational monitoring or more than 8 hours exposure

Delphic Number Test Number8876

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