Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: January 19, 2019 @ 10:13 am

91119

Heavy Metals Panel, Urine

Specimen:Collect:
  • Timed Urine in Timed Urine Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 8 mL (Min:2 mL) Aliquot(s) Timed Urine in Trace Element Free Tube. Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • 8 mL (Min:2 mL) Random Urine in Trace Element Free Tube. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Keep Specimen Refrigerated During Collection
  • State Collection Time
  • State Volume
  • Collect and submit in trace element containers
    Patient Prep: Diet, medication, and nutritional supplements may introduce interfering substances. Patients should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, non-essential over-the-counter medications (upon the advice of their physician), and avoid shellfish and seafood for 48 to 72 hours. High concentrations of iodine may interfere with elemental testing. Abstinence from iodine-containing medications or contrast agents for at least 1 month prior to collecting specimens for elemental testing is recommended.
    Collection from patients with impaired kidney function should be avoided for a minimum of 14 days post-contrast media exposure.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Urine collected within 72 hours after administration of iodinated or gadolinium-based contrast media.
    Acid preserved urines.
    Specimens containing blood or fecal matter.
    Specimens transported in non-trace element free transport tube.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Week(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82175
  • 83655
  • 83825
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 93008 - CREAT, UR
  • 93009 - CREATININE
  • 93027 - ARSENIC, URINE
  • 93028 - ARSENIC, URINE
  • 93033 - MERCURY, URINE
  • 93034 - MERCURY, URINE
  • 93035 - MERCURY, URINE
  • 93036 - ARSENIC, UR
  • 93037 - LEAD, URINE
  • 93038 - LEAD, URINE
  • 93040 - LEAD, URINE
  • 93518 - HOURS COLLECTED
  • 93388 - URINE VOLUME
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