ARSENIC 24 HOUR, URINE

Specimen Required
Collect 24 hour urine in acid washed container. Mix well and send 7.0 mL urine (3.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in acid washed screw-capped plastic container. Avoid worksite collection. Avoid seafood consumption for 48 hours prior to collection. Record total volume on specimen container and test requisition. Call lab for collection container.

Alternate Specimen
Random Urine

Rejection Criteria
Sample acidified with HCl

Methodology
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
<81 mcg/L

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Turnaround Time4-6 days
Test CodeUARS
CPT-4 Code (s)
82175
LOINC Codes
Total Volume   3167-4  
Arsenic   5586-3  
Arsenic 24 hour   5587-1  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory