Test directory: Heavy Metals Panel, 24 Hr Urine

Ordering Code699
Test NameHeavy Metals Panel, 24 Hr Urine
AliasArsenic, Mercury and Lead Panel,
24 Hr Urine
Preferred Specimen24-Hour Urine
Preferred Container24-Hour Urine container - Metal free or Acid washed
Other Specimen/ContainerTests performed on a specimen submitted in a non-trace element tube or non-acid washed/non-metal free container may not accurately reflect the patient's level. If a non-trace element tube/container is received, it will be accepted for testing. However, elevated results shall be reported with a message that a re-submission with a trace element tube/container is recommended.
Optimum Volume50 mL
Collection InstructionsPatient should refrain from eating seafood, taking mineral or herbal supplements 48 hours prior to collection. Do not use a metal urinal or bedpan as a collection device. Avoid worksite collection.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
If sending specimen after 3 days of receipt into the lab,
then send FROZEN.
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 48 Hours
Refrigerated: 5 Days
Frozen: 14 Days
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 7 Days
MethodologyInductively-coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

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