Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

LEAD, 24HR UR

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
LEAD24      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 83655.03         Geisinger Epic ID: 15052

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
24-hour urine
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
24-hour urine container with 25 mL of 50% acetic acid
24-hour urine container (6N HCl added)
Specimen required:
10 mL aliquot of 24-hour urine in a metal-free, acid-washed container; minimum 3 mL.
Special notes:
Preferred specimen is a 7 mL aliquot of 24-hour urine collected without preservative. Urine preserved with 25 ml of 50% acetic acid or 30 ml 6N HCl during collection is also acceptable. Mix well. Estimate total collection volume from 24-hour urine container. Remove required aliquot. Record total volume on both aliquot tube and request slip (if applicable).

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 2 days. Refrigerated: 5 days. Frozen: 2 weeks.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Lead, Urine = or < 80 ug/L
Lead, Timed Urine None established
Detection limit 10 ug/L
Additional information:
None.
CPT code(s):
83655
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:
Lead, 24-hour urine.
Methodology:
Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Synonyms:
Lead, Pb
Quest test code 36440

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

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