Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) or Atomic Absorption (AA)
Urine, Timed Collection
Quest Diagnostics Valencia
Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday
3-7 mL 24 Hour Urine collected in an acid-washed or metal-free container
Acid Washed Container
Collect with no preservative.
Room Temp: 5 Days; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: 30 Days
Hemolysis; Fecal contamination
7 mL 24 Hour Urine
3 mL 24 Hour Urine
To avoid contamination, measure total volume from container only and aliquot urine into a acid-wash or metal-free container. Indicate total volume in comments, on specimen and on batch sheet.