Arsenic, without Creatinine, Urine

Test Code
17786

CPT Codes
82175

Preferred Specimen
100 mL aliquot of a well mixed, 24-hour urine, submitted in a plastic, leak-proof container

Patient Preparation
Fish, shellfish, and kelp should not be consumed for at least one week before specimen collection.

Minimum Volume
2 mL

Instructions
Preserve 24-hour urine specimens with 25 mL 50% Acetic Acid or 30 mL 6N HCl. Please specify on the request form and on the urine container the total 24-hour urine volume. 

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days


Methodology
Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon-Sat p.m.; Report available: Same day

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.