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Test Code CDB Cadmium, Blood

Important Note

Order synonym CADMS

 

Use Sunquest code CADMS to order

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Whole blood


Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: High concentrations of gadolinium and iodine are known to interfere with most metals tests. If either gadolinium- or iodine-containing contrast media has been administered, a specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.

Supplies: Metal Free B-D Tube (EDTA), 6 mL (T183)

Container/Tube: Royal blue-top (EDTA) plastic trace element blood collection tube

Specimen Volume: Full tube

Collection Instructions: Send specimen in original tube.

Additional Information: If ordering the trace element blood collection tube from BD, order catalog #368381.


UChicago Medicine Medical Laboratories Note:

Offsite Collection Instruction:

 

DO NOT SPIN

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole blood Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Reference Values

<5.0 ng/mL

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 2 p.m.

CPT Code Information

82300

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

Method Name

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)