|Mnemonic: ||[SELEN BLD]|
|Name: ||Selenium, Blood Level|
|Specimen: ||2 mL sera collected in a Royal Blue Serum trace metal tube Royal Blue EDTA tube is also acceptable for sample collection.|
Heparinized samples are unacceptable.
Centrifuge sample ASAP. Do not allow serum/plasma to remain on the cells. Separate plasma or serum from cells within 6 hours. Pipette serum or plasma into an ARUP Trace Element-Free Transport Tube.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.5 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0025023|
| Method: ||Inductively Coupled Plasma/ Mass Spectrometry|