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Point of Care Testing
Pathology Lab Manual
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Arsenic Nail, ARS Nail
0.5 g nails
Volume and Container
Storage and Transport
Nail clippings stored refrigerated until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Causes for Rejection
Specimens other than nail clippings
Turn Around Time
5-8 business days from time of collection
Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays
CPT / HCPCS Code
Detection of nonacute arsenic exposure
Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Test performed Monday and Wednesday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Clippings should be taken from all 10 fingernails or toenails. Indicate source of nails (fingers or toes)
See reference lab report
Limitations and Contraindications
CPOE Test Name
Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type Arsenic Nails in Test Name REF
Created at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
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