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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue


Test Name

Arsenic (AS, Metal)

Navy Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Royal Blue (K2-EDTA)

Minimum Volume = 3mL Whole Blood

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect Royal Blue Trace Element Vacutainer (K2-EDTA). Avoid gel-separator tube. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Special Instructions Separate as soon as possible and transfer plasma to polypropylene vial. Store and send cold

Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic samples not accepted. Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

10 Days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

0.0 - 3.8 µg/L

0.0 - 50.7 nmol/L

Test Code



ICP-TripleQ MS

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019