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4877U: Zinc, 24-Hour Urine Print View
Zinc, 24-Hour Urine ICP/MS  100 - 1200  mcg/24 h 
Total Volume     mL 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 24 hour 7 (3) mL   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Zinc is an essential element involved in a myriad of enzyme systems including wound healing, immune function, and fetal development. Zinc measurements are used to detect and monitor industrial, dietary, and accidental exposure to zinc. Also, zinc measurements may be used to evaluate health and monitor response to treatment.

7 mL aliquot of a well mixed 24 hour urine collected in acid
washed or metal free container (3 mL minimum).
Collect without preservative and transport in a plastic, acid washed
or metal free container.
Record total volume on specimen container and on test requisition.
Random urine is unacceptable.
To avoid contamination, do not measure 24-hour volume.

Transport temperataure: Room temperature

Reject Criteria: Hemolysis and fecal contamination
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
84630

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.






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