Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Urine, Timed Collection
Quest Diagnostics Valencia
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
3-7 mL 24 Hour Urine
Acid Washed Container
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 containe 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. Indicate start date/time and end date/time on container.
Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 5 Days; Frozen: 14 Days
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.
Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead and Mercury
82175, 82300, 83655, 83825