HEAVY METAL 24 HOUR URINE

Code
900.3980
Name
HEAVY METAL 24 HOUR URINE
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Arsenic; Cadmium; Mercury; Lead; Pb
CPT Codes
83655
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
23263
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Urine, 24-hour

Volume

20.0 mL

Transport Info

Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

Normal: 0-80 ug/L
Industrial Exposure: 0-120 ug/L
Excessive: 60-400 ug/L
Toxic: greater than 400 ug/L

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Clinical Significance

The level of trace elements in human body fluids is of great importance for the diagnosis and treatment of a patient’s condition. It is also crucial to monitor individuals who may be exposed to high levels of toxins, such as lead and arsenic.

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