Test Summary Sheet for:

Purpose
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83825
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

5 days

Test Includes
1 Urine Volume Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) L
2 Mercury Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 3 Metal/Element
3 Mercury (Urine Volume corrected) Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/24 hr

Specimen Type
24 Hour Urine
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.6 mL
Special Handling
Unpreserved urine should be refrigerated immediately and analyzed within 1 week of collection. Acceptable preservatives include: Trace Metal Free Hydrochloric Acid or Nitric Acid (0.1 mL of 12M acid/10 mL urine). Avoid exposure to gadolinium-based contrast media for 48 hours prior to sample collection.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (Acid washed or Trace metal-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 1 month(s)
Refrigerated: 1 month(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 6 month(s)
1 Urine Volume Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) L
2 Mercury Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 3 Metal/Element
3 Mercury (Urine Volume corrected) Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/24 hr

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