Test directory: Mercury, 24 Hr Urine

Ordering Code4765
Test NameMercury, 24 Hr Urine
Preferred SpecimenUrine, 24 Hour
Preferred Container24 Hour Urine Container, Acid Washed
Optimum Volume10 mL
Collection InstructionsPatient should refrain from seafood consumption for 48 hours prior to collection. Do not use a metal urinal or bedpan as a collection device
Avoid worksite collection.
Handling InstructionsRecord 24 hour total volume. Send a 10 mL aliquot in an acid washed container.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 48 Hours
Refrigerated: 5 Days
Frozen: 2 Weeks
Rejection CriteriaReceived ambient at reference laboratory
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 6 Days
MethodologyInductively-Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICPMS)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Mercury, 24 Hr UrineALLSee report.
Urine VolumeALLSee report.
Collection DurationALLSee report.