Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: July 20, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91162

Mercury, Urine

Specimen:Collect:
  • Timed Urine in Timed Urine Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 8 mL (Min:1 mL) Aliquot(s) Timed Urine in Trace Element Free Tube. Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • 8 mL (Min:1 mL) Random Urine in Trace Element Free Tube. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • 24 HR Urine Collection Preferred
  • Keep Specimen Refrigerated During Collection
  • State Collection Time
  • State Volume
  • Transfer an 8 mL aliquot from a well-mixed collection to ARUP Trace Element-Free Transport Tubes.

    Patient Preparation: Diet, medication, and nutritional supplements may introduce interfering substances. Patients should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, and 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.
    Collection from patients with impaired kidney function should be avoided for a minimum of 14 days post-contrast media exposure.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Acid Preserved Urine
  • Urine collected within 72 hours after administration of iodinated or gadolinium-based contrast media.
    Specimens contaminated with blood or fecal material.
    Specimens transported in non-trace element free transport tube (with the exception of the original device).
Stability:Ambient: 1 Week(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Mon-Sat
Reported:2-6 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83825
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 93008 - CREAT, UR
  • 93009 - CREATININE
  • 93033 - MERCURY, URINE
  • 93034 - MERCURY, URINE
  • 93035 - MERCURY, URINE
  • 93518 - HOURS COLLECTED
  • 93388 - URINE VOLUME
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