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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Cobalt, Plasma

Test Name

Cobalt, Plasma

Navy Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Plasma (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.

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

5.1 - 17.3 nmol/L

Test Code

COBLT

Methodology

ICP-TripleQ MS

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019