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Test Catalog

Test ID: GDS    
Gadolinium, Serum

Method Description Describes how the test is performed and provides a method-specific reference

Gadolinium (Gd) in serum and urine is analyzed by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) in standard mode using terbium (Tb) as an internal standard and a plasma matrix calibration.(Leung N, Pittelkow MR, Lee CU et al: Chelation of gadolinium with deferoxamine in a patient with nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. NDT Plus 2009;2[4]:309-311; Nader R, Horwath AR, Wittwer CT: Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics. Sixth Edition. Elsevier 2018)

PDF Report Indicates whether the report includes an additional document with charts, images or other enriched information

No

Day(s) Performed Outlines the days the test is performed. This field reflects the day that the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means that assays are performed multiple times during the day.

Thursday

Report Available The interval of time (receipt of sample at Mayo Clinic Laboratories to results available) taking into account standard setup days and weekends. The first day is the time that it typically takes for a result to be available. The last day is the time it might take, accounting for any necessary repeated testing.

1 to 7 days

Specimen Retention Time Outlines the length of time after testing that a specimen is kept in the laboratory before it is discarded

14 days

Performing Laboratory Location Indicates the location of the laboratory that performs the test

Rochester