Test directory: Arsenic, 24 Hr Urine

Ordering Code4758
Test NameArsenic, 24 Hr Urine
Preferred SpecimenUrine, 24 Hr
Preferred Container24 Hr Urine Container, Acid Washed
Optimum Volume20 mL
Collection InstructionsKeep refrigerated during collection. Do not include first morning void; collect all subsequent voidings. The last sample collected should be collected at the same time as the previous morning's first specimen. Record entire 24 Hr volume and collection time on container & requisition.
Patient should refrain from eating seafood and taking herbal supplements 48 hours prior to collection. Do not use a metal urinal or bedpan as a collection device. Avoid worksite collection.
Handling InstructionsSend a well-mixed, 50 mL aliquot of specimen.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 48 Hours
Refrigerated: 5 Days
Frozen: 2 Weeks
Rejection CriteriaReceived ambient or thawed at reference laboratory,
Specimen older than stability limits, Use of metal based preservative
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 7 Days
MethodologyInductively-Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICPMS)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

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Urine VolumeALLSee report.
Collection DurationALLSee report.