Heavy Metals Profile I, Urine

CPT: 82175; 82570; 83655; 83825
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Test Includes

Arsenic (total), urine, with reflex to Arsenic, Toxic species if total arsenic is >=10 ug/L; creatinine, urine; lead, urine; mercury, urine; all ratios; all 24-hour excretions


Special Instructions

Request form must state 24-hour specimen volume, if applicable.


Expected Turnaround Time

3 - 6 days



Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Urine (random or 24-hour)


Volume

15 mL


Minimum Volume

5.3 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)


Container

Plastic urine container, no preservative


Collection

Sampling time is not critical for industrial monitoring.

Optional protocol: Instruct the patient to void at 8 AM and discard the specimen. Then collect all urine including the final specimen voided at the end of the 24-hour collection period (ie, 8 AM the next morning). Avoid contact with metal during collection. Screw the lid on securely. See individual tests for collection times for industrial monitoring.


Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.


Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

14 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3


Patient Preparation

Patient should avoid seafood and red wine 72 hours prior to collection.


Test Details


Use

Monitor exposure to arsenic, lead, and mercury


Limitations

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Labcorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.


Methodology

Inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)


Additional Information

See individual tests.


LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
007046 Heavy Metals Profile, Urine 723280 Creatinine(Crt),U g/L 2161-8
007046 Heavy Metals Profile, Urine 170391 Arsenic (Total),U ug/L 21074-0
007046 Heavy Metals Profile, Urine 007067 As (Total)/Crt Ratio ug/g creat 13463-5
007046 Heavy Metals Profile, Urine 170392 Arsenic,Urine 24 Hr ug/24 hr 5587-1
007046 Heavy Metals Profile, Urine 019315 Lead, Urine ug/L 20625-0
007046 Heavy Metals Profile, Urine 019317 Lead/Creat. Ratio ug/g creat 13466-8
007046 Heavy Metals Profile, Urine 019364 Lead, Urine (24 Hr) ug/24 hr 5677-0
007046 Heavy Metals Profile, Urine 019307 Mercury, Urine ug/L 21383-5
007046 Heavy Metals Profile, Urine 019310 Mercury/Creat. Ratio ug/g creat 13465-0
007046 Heavy Metals Profile, Urine 019356 Mercury,Urine 24 Hr ug/24 hr 6693-6
Reflex Table for Arsenic (Total),U
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 007056 ARSENIC, Toxic Species, URINE 007057 Arsenic, Inorganic ug/L Pending
Reflex Table for Arsenic (Total),U
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 007056 ARSENIC, Toxic Species, URINE 007058 Arsenic, MMA ug/L n/a
Reflex Table for Arsenic (Total),U
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 007056 ARSENIC, Toxic Species, URINE 007059 Arsenic, DMA ug/L Pending
Reflex Table for Arsenic (Total),U
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 007056 ARSENIC, Toxic Species, URINE 007060 Arsenic, Total Toxic ug/L Pending
Reflex Table for Arsenic (Total),U
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 007056 ARSENIC, Toxic Species, URINE 007061 Please Note: n/a

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