Test directory: Barium, Random Urine

Ordering Code5082
Test NameBarium, Random Urine
Preferred SpecimenUrine, Random
Preferred ContainerSerile Container
Other Specimen/ContainerNone
Optimum Volume20 mL
Collection InstructionsAvoid exposure to gadolinium-based contrast media for 48 hours prior to sample collection.
Handling InstructionsTransfer urine into trace element aliquot bottle.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 30 Days
Refrigerated: 30 Days
Frozen: 30 Days
Rejection CriteriaGlass container
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 10 Days
MethodologyInductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICPMS)
Reference Lab National Medical Services, Inc.

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Barium, Random UrineALLSee report.