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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Iodine, Plasma

Test Name

Iodine, Plasma

Navy Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Royal Blue Top (K2-EDTA)

Minimum Volume = 3 mL Plasma

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

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in royal blue (K2-EDTA) contaminant-free tube. Avoid any cause of hemolysis during collection. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Separate as soon as possible and transfer plasma to polypropylene vial. Store and send cold.

Rejection Criteria: Serum, and Unlabeled samples.

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

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

10 Days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

< 0.24 - 0.63 µmol/L

Test Code

MISCS

Methodology

ICP-TripleQ MS

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: November 06, 2019