Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 19, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91306

Lead, 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 Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 8 mL (Min:1 mL) Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • 24 HR Urine Collection Preferred
  • Keep Specimen Refrigerated During Collection
  • State Collection Time
  • State Volume
  • Use plastic container and refrigerate during collection.

    Patient Prep: 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). 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.

    Collect: 24-hour or random urine collection. Refrigeration of urine alone, during and after collection, preserves specimens adequately, if tested within 14 days of collection.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Acid Preserved Urine
  • Urine collected within 72 hours after administration of idodinated or gadolinium-based contrast media.
    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:2-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83655
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 93037 - LEAD, URINE
  • 93038 - LEAD, URINE
  • 93040 - LEAD, URINE
  • 93008 - CREAT, UR
  • 93009 - CREATININE
  • 93518 - HOURS COLLECTED
  • 93388 - URINE VOLUME
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