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4873U: Mercury, 24-Hour Urine Print View
Mercury, 24-Hour Urine ICP/MS  < 21  mcg/L 

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

Mercury, a highly toxic metal, is present in select industrial environments and in contaminated ocean fish. Urinary measurements are appropriate for assessing ongoing exposure to inorganic mercury.

7 mL aliquot of a well mixed 24 hour urine collected in acid
washed or metal free container (3 mL minimum).
Avoid worksite collection.
Avoid seafood consumption for 48 hr prior to sample collection.
Collect urine in an acid-washed plastic container.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
83825

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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