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 Recent changes for Aluminium

Recent changes for Aluminium

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
12th February 2020
Collection & Request Instructions

 

LAB STAFF NOTE : The Reference Lab will only receive aliquots which are sent in a metal-free aliquot tube (see container picture above).  Sample must be decanted by pour-off (do not use plastic pipettes). 

 

LAB STAFF NOTE : The Reference Lab will only receive aliquots which are sent in a metal-free aliquot tube (see container picture above).  Sample must be decanted by pour-off (do not use plastic pipettes). 

7th February 2020
Collection & Request Instructions

The Reference Lab will only receive aliquots which are sent in a metal-free aliquot tube (see container picture above).  Sample must be decanted by pour-off (do not use plastic pipettes). 

 

LAB STAFF NOTE : The Reference Lab will only receive aliquots which are sent in a metal-free aliquot tube (see container picture above).  Sample must be decanted by pour-off (do not use plastic pipettes). 

7th February 2020
Preferred Container Type

Trace metal tube ( Dark blue )

Trace Metal with Aliquot

Collection & Request Instructions

Do Not spin - Transport at 40C

The Reference Lab will only receive aliquots which are sent in a metal-free aliquot tube (see container picture above).  Sample must be decanted by pour-off (do not use plastic pipettes). 

Aluminium

Ordering information:

Used in the assessment of aluminium toxicity in dialysis patients

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
ALU
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
Trace Metal with AliquotTrace Metal with Aliquot
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable

 

LAB STAFF NOTE : The Reference Lab will only receive aliquots which are sent in a metal-free aliquot tube (see container picture above).  Sample must be decanted by pour-off (do not use plastic pipettes). 

Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
10-12 days
Reference Interval:

0.01-0.80 umol/L

Laboratory Use Only
External Laboratory:
Alfred Hospital
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