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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodePCO
Method

ICP-MS

External Price$37.28(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

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

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

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

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Lipids, Trace Metals
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Contact Phone Number(03) 3640317 (ext. 80317)
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours - urgent testing by arrangement
Turnaround Time1 - 14 days
Reference Interval

Reference Range <12 nmol/L

Interpretation

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

Additional Information

Plasma Cobalt is not suitable for occupational screening

 Coversion factor to ug/L = result in nmol/L x 0.059 

Plasma Chromium can be done on the same specimen

Delphic Number Test Number8212

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