Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 21, 2019 @ 10:13 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
Rejection Criteria:
  • Urine collected within 48 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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