SELENIUM SERUM OR PLASMA

General Information

HLAB/HOL Code: SEL
UPHSM LIS Test #: 8420
Schedule:
Testing Time:
Testing Lab: Labcorp

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 2.0 mL (0.6) serum
Temperature: Ambient
Tube Type: Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube or royal blue-top without EDTA
Collection Info:
Collection:  Submit original unopened tube or serum or plasma removed
from a royal blue-top tube and aliquoted into a metal free tube.

Methods

Inductively coupled plasma/mass spectrometry (ICP/MS)


Clinical Utilities

Monitor selenium deficiency and occupational exposure

CPT Codes

84255

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

Reference Range

Environmental exposure: 79-326 μg/L