Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

ARSENIC, 24-HOUR URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1778         Geisinger Epic ID: 17598

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
24-hour urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
7 mL aliquot of 24-hour urine in a metal-free, acid-washed container; minimum 3 mL.
Special notes:
Collect urine in acid-washed or metal-free plastic container. Estimate total collection volume from 24-hour urine container. Remove required aliquot. Record total volume on both aliquot tube and request slip (if applicable).
Patient preparation:
Patient should refrain from eating seafood and taking herbal supplements for at least three (3)days before specimen collection.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 4 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Urine: >80 mcg/L. Detection limit 3 mcg/L.
CPT code(s):
82175
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Arsenic, 24-hour urine.
Methodology:
Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Synonyms:
ARS24, Quest test code 36433X

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons    
Performed stat? No
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