BISMUTH, 24 HOUR URINE

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Collect 24 hour urine in an acid washed 24 hour urine contianer. Mix well and send 7.0 mL urine (3.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped acid-washed container. Avoid taking mineral supplements and bismuth preparations such as Pepto-Bismol™ for at least 1 week prior to collection.

Methodology
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)

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

Reference Range
<20 mcg/L

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeUBISQ
CPT-4 Code (s)
83018
LOINC Codes
21113-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory