Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: July 13, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Arsenic, Urine

  • Timed Urine in Timed Urine Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container
  • 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:
  • 24 HR Urine Collection Preferred
  • Keep Specimen Refrigerated During Collection
  • State Collection Time
  • State Volume
  • Aliquot from a well mixed collection to ARUP trace element free transfer tube.
    Patient Prep: Diet, medication, and nutritional supplements may introduce interfering substances. Patient should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, and non-essential over-the-counter medications (upon the advice of their physican) and avoid shellfish and seafood for 48 to 72 hours. High concentrations of iodine may interfere with elemental testing. Collection of urine specimens from patients receiving iodinated or gadolinium-based contrast media should be avoided for a minimum of 72 hours post-exposure. 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 gadolinium (Gd) containing contrast media.
    Acid preserved urine.
    Specimens contaminated with blood or fecal material. Specimens transported in non-trace element transport tube (with the exception of the original device).
Stability:Ambient: 1 Week(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrophotometry
Reported:2-6 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82175
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
  • 93027 - ARSENIC, URINE
  • 93028 - ARSENIC, URINE
  • 93036 - ARSENIC, UR
  • 93008 - CREAT, UR
  • 93009 - CREATININE
  • 93388 - URINE VOLUME
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