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270: Arsenic, Urine Print View
Arsenic, Urine     mcg/g creat 
Creatinine, Random Urine C  view ref range  mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 7 (3) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Frozen - 14 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Arsenic is widely distributed in the earth's crust. Arsenic is used in some pesticides and industrial applications. Arsenic toxicity can cause skin changes, respiratory illness, nausea and vomiting, and other effects.

7 mL Urine in Acid washed or metal free container

Collect urine in an acid washed or metal free plastic container.
Tests performed on a specimen submitted in a non-trace element
tube or non acid washed/non metal free container may not
accurately reflect the patients 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.


Patient Preparation:
Avoid worksite collection
Avoid seafood consumption for 48 hr prior to sample collection
Collect urine in an acid-washed plastic container.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Codes
82175,82570

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Tests 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.

Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry






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