COBALT, BLOOD

Test Code

C0098

LIS Code

Test Components

NIL

Shipping Temperature

R

Specimen

4 mL (2 mL min.) whole blood in 1 metal free Royal Blue Top (K2EDTA) tube available from ADL. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Patient should avoid mineral supplements, Vitamin B12 or Vitamin B Complex 3 days prior to specimen collection. Use powderless gloves during specimen collection.

Department

Method

ICPMS

CAT

C

List Price

₹ 3200

CUToff

Sample Daily by 1 pm

Reporting Time

Report 3rd Day Evening

Comments

Use only specified containers available from ADL. If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.