Friday, February 23, 2024


Method and Reference values Modification

Test code: 3410
Mnemonic code: COS

Effective update from 04/03/2024


  Method: Spectrophotometry Atomic Absorption

  Reference Values:
  Less than 3 µg/L
  * Source: PNT, Insert

     Version of Test: 4

  Method:Inductively Coupled Plasma/ Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

  Reference Values*:  
  Less than 1 µg/L
  Interpretive Values**:
  For patients with MoM prostheses:
    No wear: Less than or equal to 2 µg/L
    Wear risk: 2-10 µg/L
    Wear increment: Greater than or equal to 10 µg/L
    Systemic intoxication: Greater than 20 µg/L

  *Source: Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 2015
  ** Source: SECCA 2012
      Version of Test: 5

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