Arsenic, 24-Hour Urine Quantitative, with Creatinine

Test Code

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen
Minimum: 7 mL aliquot of a 24-hour urine collection, preserved with 25 mL 50% acetic acid during collection, submitted in a acid washed, metal free container

Patient Preparation
Avoid seafood consumption for 48 hours prior to sample collection.

Other Acceptable Specimens
Aliquot of a 24-hour urine collection, preserved with 30 mL 6N HCl during collection, submitted in a acid-washed, metal-free container

Tests performed on a non acid washed/non metal free container may not accurately reflect the patient's level. If a non-trace element container is received, it will be accepted for testing. However, elevated results shall be reported with a message that a re-submission with a trace element tube/container is recommended.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

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

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

Clinical Significance
This assay is used to monitor exposure to arsenic, wellness, and therapy during treatment of chronic myelocytic leukemia.

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.