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ARSENIC, URINE
Number 244
CPT Code 82175
Alias ARSENIC, URINE
Specimen Container Plastic Screw Cap Vial
Specimen Type Urine
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range Contact Laboratory
Alternate Specimen 
Volume 5 mL Urine
Stability Ambient 14 Days
Stability Refrigerated 14 Days
Stability Frozen 14 Days
Patient Preparation 

Patient must avoid all seafood for 72 hours prior to collection. Seafood consumption two to three days prior to specimen collection can markedly elevate levels of total arsenic in urine. This dietary form of arsenic is nontoxic and is comprised primarily of arsenobetaine and arsenocholine. Inorganic arsenic is used for industrial exposure monitoring.

Methodology 

Inductively coupled plasma/mass spectrometry (ICP/MS)

Limitations 
Rejection Criteria 
Additional Instructions 
Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
TagsAS, METAL

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