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Lead, random urine

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code PBURR
Test group Lead
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Inductively-Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry
Collection Instructions Collect second morning void urine.
Container type Urine cup
Amount to Collect See preferred volume
Sample type Random urine (2nd void)
Preferred volume 7 mL urine
Min. Volume 3 mL urine
Processing notes Refrigerate aliquot. Order Quest test # 56762P
Units µg/g Creatinine (mcg/g Creatinine)
Normal range
Nonexposed < 10 µg/g creatinine
Synonyms Pb; heavy metal toxicity; heavy metal poisoning; heavy metals
Stability Room temperature 2 days, refrigerated 5 days, frozen at -20C 2 weeks.
Turn around times Performed 5 days per week. Turn around 6-8 days.
CPT coding 82570-90, 83655-90
LOINC code 13466-8
Last Updated 3/24/2013 7:55:29 PM
Entry Number 1079
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