METAL SCREEN 2, WHOLE BLOOD
Arsenic, Cadmium, Chromium, Cobalt, Lead, Manganese, Thalium
4 mL ( 2 mL min.) whole blood from 1 metal free Royal Blue Top (K2EDTA) tube available from ADL. Patient should avoid eating seafood, herbal supplements, mineral supplements, vitamin B12 or vitamin B complex for 3 days prior to specimen collection. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Use powderless gloves during specimen collection.
ICPMS, AAS with Zeeman correction
Sample Daily by 1 pm
Report 3rd Day Evening
Use only specified containers available from LPL. If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.