Methyl Bromide as Metabolite, Blood Test (2970B)

Methyl Bromide as Metabolite, Blood Test (2970B)

Analysis Code 2970B 
Test Name Methyl Bromide as Metabolite, Blood 
Test Includes Bromine - Total 
Compound Synonym(s) Brom-O-Gas; Bromomethane 
Purpose Exposure Monitoring; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Environmental/Occupation Toxin 
Method(s) Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 2 mL Blood 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA) 
Special Handling Avoid exposure to gadolinium or iodine based contrast media for 96 hours prior to sample collection. Do not use disinfectants containing iodine, such as Betadine┬«, during venipuncture. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 ┬░C): 12 month(s) 
*Rejection Criteria Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate). Lavender top tube (EDTA). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [ICP-MS] Tuesday / 5 days 
Suggested CPT Code 82542 
**Minimum Volume 0.7 mL 
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*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.


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