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Cadmium, Blood

Mnemonic:    [CADMIUM]
Name:    Cadmium, Blood
Specimen:    1 mL whole blood collected in a royal blue (K2EDTA) or (Na2EDTA) Heparinized anticoagulant is unacceptable.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0099675
  Method:    Inductively Coupled Plasma/ Mass Spectrometry
Processing Info:    Do not spin or pour off. Submit whole blood in original primary trace metal collection tube.