Heavy Metal Screen, Urine, 24 Hour

Includes:  Arsenic, Lead, Mercury, and Cadmium

Specimen Type

24 hour

Test ID   LAB5102
CPT Code(s)   82175, 83655, 83825, 82300, (82175, if Appropriate)
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   N/A
Specimen Routine: 24 Hours Urine, Container "A" with no metal cap or glued insert. See important comments 
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time   2-6 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report
  *Abnormal results: Arsenic concentration results ≥10 mcg/L will be reflexed to speciation.
Comment Obtain container "A" from Central Distribution. Refrigerate specimen during collection. Patient should not eat seafood 48 hours prior to start of collection.
Iodine/Gadolinium for MRI's will interfere with testing. Specimen should be collected no earlier than 96 hours after iodine/gadolinium has been administered.

Reviewed by jcarr on November 30, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories
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