Heavy Metals Panel, Urine with Reflex to Arsenic Fractionated HMETU
|Method(s)||Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry|
|Collect||24-hour or random urine collection. Specimen must be collected in a plastic container and should be refrigerated during collection.|
8 mL aliquot from a well-mixed 24-hour or random at 2-8°C. (Min: 2 mL) Submit specimen in two Trace Element-Free transport tubes.
|Remarks||Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and on test request form.|
Ambient: 1 week: Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year
Urine collected within 48 hours after administration of a gadolinium (Gd) containing contrast media (may occur with MRI studies). Acid preserved urine.
|CPTCode||82175 Arsenic; 83655 Lead; 83825 Mercury; if reflexed 82175 arsenic fractionated|
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