Cobalt, Serum

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB1020
CPT Code(s)   83018
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 5.5 mL blood/royal blue top tube; See important comments
  Micro: 1.2 mL blood
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Medical Laboratories
Turnaround Time   3-7 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report

Do not collect within 96 hours of administration of gadolinium- or iodine-containing contrast media.

For Outreach clients: Spin specimen down, aliquot into "Mayo Metal Free" tube, and send to the lab refrigerated OR send blood to Outreach Lab via STAT courier for lab to receive the specimen within 3 hours of collection.

Reviewed by jcayless on January 03, 2018

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514