Molybdenum, Serum/Plasma [6213X]

Test Code
3993502

CPT Codes
83018

Preferred Specimen
2 mL serum collected in a no additive, trace metal-free (royal blue-top) tube

Minimum Volume
0.6 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Plasma collected in an: EDTA trace metal-free (royal blue-top) tube

Instructions
Promptly centrifuge and separate serum or plasma specimens into acid-washed, plastic, screw-capped vial using approved guidelines.

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial, acid-washed

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 30 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 30 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gray top tube (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate) • Polymer gel separation tube (SST® or PST)

Methodology
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon-Fri; Report available: 4 days after set up

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Performing Laboratory
NMS Labs
200 Welsh Rd
Horsham, PA 19044



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.