85150:IRON (Fe), QUANTITATIVE, 24 HOUR URINE

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85150:IRON (Fe), QUANTITATIVE, 24 HOUR URINE
Alias Names: Fe Urine Quant / Metal / Metals
Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP); Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES)
Edit Date: 3/4/2008
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 48-72 hours after setup at OML’s reference lab.
CPT Code: 83540-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: 24-hour urine collected in a clean plastic urine container with no metal cap or glued inserts. Refrigerate during collection.
Handling: 24-hour volume is required for processing. Send specimen in a clean, dry plastic aliquot container with no metal cap or glued insert.
Standard Volume: 10 mL urine.
Minimum Volume: 7 mL urine.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: The reference value is for a 24-hour collection. Specimens collected for other than a 24-hour time period are reported in units of µg/L, for which reference values are not established.
Rejection Criteria: Urine container with metal cap or glued insert.
MEDICARE MAY REQUIRE A SIGNED ADVANCE BENEFICIARY NOTICE (ABN) FOR THIS TEST

Reference Range:
100-300 ug/specimen