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Test Compendium


Test Code

  • 6609

Test Synonym

  • Chromium, Blood, Chromium, Serum

Minimum Volume

  • 1.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma


  • Royal Blue Top- EDTA Additive, Royal Blue Top- No Additive, Metal Free Transfer Tube- Serum or Plasm


  • Ambient

Turn Around Time

  • 4 days

CPT Codes

  • 82495
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 3 mL PLASMA from a Royal Blue w/ EDTA or Serum from a Royal Blue w/out EDTA - transferred to a metal free transport tube

Additional Information

  • Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube OR royal blue-top without EDTA Separate plasma immediately after the collection and transfer to a metal free plastic transport tube for shipment to the laboratory.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days