85290:LEAD, QUANTITATIVE, 24-HOUR URINE

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85290:LEAD, QUANTITATIVE, 24-HOUR URINE
Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Edit Date: 6/1/2009
Performed: Monday-Saturday
Released: 24-72 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 83655-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: 24-hour or random urine in a plastic container. Refrigerate during collection.
Handling: Record total volume and collection time on test request form. Aliquot into two ARUP trace Element-Free transport tubes, available from Client Services.
Stability: 7 days ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 1 year frozen.
Standard Volume: 10 mL urine aliquot.
Minimum Volume: 5 mL urine aliquot.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: Studies indicate that refrigeration of urine during and after collection alone preserves specimens adequately, if tested within 14 days of collection.
Rejection Criteria: Urine collected within 48 hours after administration of gadolinium (Gd) containing contrast media (may occur with MRI studies); acid preserved urine.