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30974: Arsenic, Total Inorganic, Urine Print View
Creatinine     mg/L 
Arsenic, Total Inorganic     mcg/L 
Arsenic Tot Inorg Creat corr     mcg/g Creat 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 4 (1.9) mL   Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)/Frozen - 28 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Arsenic is used in metallurgy as a hardener for copper, lead, and other alloys. It is also used to manufacture some types of glass, pesticides, brass, bronze, ceramics, dyes and paints, soldering, semiconductors, and wood preservatives. Arsenic can also be found during smelting, the combination of fossil fuels and mining wastes. Exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal distress, severe diarrhea, flushed skin, palmar hyperkeratosis, hyperpigmentation, exfoliation of skin, herpes and Mee's Lines (white striated lines on the nails).

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.
Setup Schedule
Wednesday

Reported (Analytical Time)
4 days

CPT Codes
82570,82175

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
Rejection Criteria: Received room temperature Transport Temperature: Refrigerated Methodology: Colorimetry (C) Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)






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