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637: Mercury, Random Urine Print View
Mercury, Random Urine ICP/MS  < 5  mcg/g creat 
Creatinine, Random Urine C  view ref range  mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 7 (3) mL   Frozen - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 5 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 random 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.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Codes
82570,83825

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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