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Test Compendium

6129: CHROMIUM, RBCS

Test Code

  • 6129

Test Synonym

  • CHROMIUM RBC

Minimum Volume

  • 0.4 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Red Blood Cells

Container

  • Royal Blue Top- EDTA Additive, Green Top Tube, Light Green (lithium Heparin)

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Special Instructions

  • 1 mL Green top(Sodium heparin), light green(lithium heparin), royal blue (trace metal free EDTA) Rejection criteria: Rcvd frozen, light blue, gray, yellow, lavender

Additional Information

  • Centrifuge and separate RBCs into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial within 2 hours of collection.

Specimen Stability

  • Room temp: 30 days, Refrigerated: 30 days, Frozen: Not Stable