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Lead, 24 hour urine

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code PBUR
Test group Lead
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Inductively-Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry
Collection Instructions Refrigerate container during collection.

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Container type Acid washed 24 hour urine collection container

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Amount to Collect Entire 24 hour urine output
Sample type 24 hour urine collection
Preferred volume 7 mL urine
Min. Volume 3 mL urine
UCSF Rejection Criteria Container not refrigerated during collection.
Processing notes Record total volume of urine collected on requisition. Follow detailed processing instructions for trace metal analysisMix urine received and aliquot 7 mL. Refrigerate. Order Quest # 8151N
Units µg/L (mcg/L)
Normal range < 80 µg/L
Synonyms Pb; heavy metal toxicity; heavy metal poisoning; heavy metals
Turn around times Test run Tuesday-Saturday. Turnaround: 2-5 days.
Additional information The results are reported as the lead concentration (ug/L) and in the amount of lead in the total volume (ug/TV). To convert µg/L to µmol/L (SI units), multiply by 0.00483.
CPT coding 83655-90
LOINC code 20625-0
Last Updated 3/24/2013 7:50:26 PM
Entry Number 596

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