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ARSENIC, URINE

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Lab Section Category

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​20 mL fresh random urine in sterile container

Storage and Transport

Method

​Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Test Results

Reference Interval / Value

​MOM Biological Threshold Limit Value (BTLV) for Arsenic Urine is 300 µg/L.

Turnaround Time

​Mean = 7 days, Range 3 - 11 days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday - Friday

Remarks

Instructions Before Collection:

  1. Patient is advised to refrain from oral ingestion of seafood for 3 days before sample collection.
  2. Patient should avoid taking either gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media for at least 4 days as they can interfere with trace metal tests.

Change History Notes

  • 02 Mar 2012 11:25 AM

    Reference Range has been last updated on 13 Feb 12.

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