HEAVY METALS (AS, CD, HG, PB), QUANTITATIVE, URINE, RANDOM

Code
900.3981
Name
HEAVY METALS (AS, CD, HG, PB), QUANTITATIVE, URINE, RANDOM
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Arsenic; Cadmium; Mercury; Lead
CPT Codes
82175, 82300, 83825, 83655
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
23164
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Urine, random, collected in a Plastic, metal-free container with tight-fitting lid
Note: 24-hour urine is optimal specimen for testing (see Heavy Metal 24 Hour Urine)

Volume

10.0 ml

Transport Info

Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

See Report

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry

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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