Heavy Metals Panel, Urine with Reflex to Arsenic Fractionated HMETU

Method(s) Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry
Specimen Required
Collect 24-hour or random urine collection. Specimen must be collected in a plastic container and should be refrigerated during collection.
Transport

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.
Stability

Ambient: 1 week: Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Unacceptable Conditions

Urine collected within 48 hours after administration of a gadolinium (Gd) containing contrast media (may occur with MRI studies). Acid preserved urine.

Schedule Mon-Sat
Billing Code 5010303
CPTCode 82175 Arsenic; 83655 Lead; 83825 Mercury; if reflexed 82175 arsenic fractionated
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval
 
ComponentReference Interval 
Arsenic, Urine0-35.0 µg/L (based on Biological
Exposure Index)
 
Arsenic, Urine (24-hour)0-50.0 µg/d 
Arsenic per gram of creatinineLess than 30 µg/gCRT 
Lead, Urine
Lead, Urine (24-hour)
0-23 µg/L
0-31 µg/d
 
Lead per gram of creatinineLess than 5 µg/g CRT 

Mercury, Urine
Mercury, Urine (24-hour)

0-10 µg/L
0-15 µg/d
 
Mercury per gram of creatinineLess than or equal to 35 µg/d 
Creatinine (24-hour)Male
3-8 years: 140-700 mg/d
9-12 years: 300-1300 mg/d
13-17 years: 500-2300 mg/d
18-50 years: 1000-2500 mg/d
51-80 years: 800-2100 mg/d
81 years and older: 600-2000 mg/d
Female
3-8 years: 140-700 mg/d 9-12 years: 300-1300 mg/d
13-17 years: 400-1600 mg/d
18-50 years: 700-1600 mg/d
51-80 years: 500-1400 mg/d
81 years and older: 400-1300 mg/d
No Appointment Necessary
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