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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodePCHR
Method

ICP-MS

External Price$36.72(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Not required.

Patient SpecimenBlood 6 mL BD Navy Trace metal tube (K2EDTA Plus)
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient.
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsPlasma 2 mL. Store fridge 4C Minimum 500uL plasma.
Aliquot Transport to CHLOn ice or ambient
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Lipids, Trace Metals
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0317 | x80317
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours - urgent testing by arrangement
Turnaround Time1 - 14 days
Reference Interval

Reference Range 1 - 20 nmol/L

 

Interpretation

Plasma Chromium and plasma Cobalt are only usually measured on patients with metal on metal hip replacements.

Additional Information

Plasma Chromium is NOT suitable for occupational monitoring.

Coversion factor to ug/L = result in nmol/L x .052 

Plasma Cobalt can be done on the same specimen.

Delphic Number Test Number8213

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