|Name: ||Aluminum, Serum|
|Specimen: ||2 mL serum from a Royal Blue top tube (no additive). Also Royal Blue with EDTA is acceptable.|
|Minimum Spec: ||0.5 mL|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0099266|
| Method: ||Inductively Coupled Plasma/ Mass Spectrometry|
Patient Prep: Diet, medication, and nutritional supplements may introduce interfering substances. Patients should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, nonessential over-the-counter medications (upon the advice of their physician).
|Processing Info: ||Submit specimen in an ARUP Trace Element-Free Transport Tube. Do not allow serum or plasma to remain on the cells.|