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Test Code FBERY Beryllium, Blood

Reporting Name


Specimen Required

Draw blood in a metal free, royal blue-top with EDTA tube(s). Send 2 mL of EDTA whole blood refrigerated.

Seattle Children's Hospital Note:

Specimen:  Whole Blood

Container(s): Royal Blue Top with EDTA

Preferred Vol:  2 mL

Minimum Vol:  1 mL

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA - Metal Free (ERB)

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole Blood EDTA - Metal Free (ERB) Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

Method Name

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Reference Values

Reference Range: <1.0 ng/mL


CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FBERY Beryllium 8159-6


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z1177 Beryllium 8159-6

Reject Due To

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other NA

Report Available

3 to 7 days