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4861U: Lead, 24-Hour Urine Print View
Lead, 24-Hour Urine ICP/MS  < 80  mcg/L 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 24 hour 7 (3) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Frozen - 14 Day(s) See COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS./// 
ALTERNATE

Elevated urinary lead concentration is indicative of chronic lead toxicity. Urinary lead concentrations may be used to monitor detoxification therapy.

7 mL aliquot of a well mixed 24 hour urine collected in acid washed
or metal free container (3 mL minimum).
Avoid worksite collection.
Collect urine in an acid washed or metal free plastic container.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
83655

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.






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