Heavy Metals Profile, Blood

Test ID: 


CPT code:

82175, 82300, 83655, 83825

Clinical Use:

Monitor exposure to arsenic, lead, mercury, and cadmium

Specimen Type:

Whole blood

Requested Volume: 

7 mL

Minimum Volume: 

1.1 mL

Container Type: 

Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube; submit original tube.

Patient Preparation: 

Patient should avoid seafood and red wine 72 hours prior to collection.

Storage Instructions:

Maintain specimen at room temperature.

Stability Requirements:



Room temperature

14 days


14 days


14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

Rejection Criteria

Clotted specimen

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