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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Chromium, Whole Blood

Test Name

Chromium, Whole Blood

Navy Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Whole Blood (K2-EDTA)

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

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect K2-EDTA blood in contaminant-free tube. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Special Instructions Do not open tube or separate. Store and send cold.

Rejection Criteria: Gel seperator tube, Serum, unlabeled or not sufficient quantity samples.

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

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

10 Days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

2.3 - 7.7 nmol/L

Test Code



ICP-TripleQ MS

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019