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Lab Test Dictionary

Heavy Metals Panel, Random Urine (7507)


Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)

Specimen Type

Urine, Random

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Valencia

Epic ID


Lab Test Days

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Standard TAT

1 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

3-7 mL Random Urine

Container Type

Acid Washed Container

Collection Instructions

Avoid seafood consumption for 48 hours prior to collection. Avoid worksite collection. Collect urine in an acid washed or metal free plastic container. Tests performed on a specimen submitted in a non-trace element tube or non acid washed/non metal free contianer may not accurately reflect the patients level. If a non-trace element tube/container is received, it will be accepted for testing. However, elevated results shall be reported with a message that a re-submission with a trace element tube/ container is recommended.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 5 Days; Frozen: 14 Days

Test Volume Required

7 mL Random Urine

Minimum Test Volume

3 mL Random Urine

Processing Instructions

Submit urine in a trace elelment or acid washed/metal free container.

Included Tests

Arsenic, Mercury, Lead and Creatinine

CPT Codes

82175, 83655, 83825, 82570