|Mnemonic: ||[U HvyM 6]|
|Name: ||Heavy Metal Panel 6, Urine Quantitative|
|Specimen: ||10 mL aliquot from a 24 hour or random urine collection. Specimen must be collected in a plastic container and refrigerated during collection.|
A 24-hour sample is preferred, but a random sample is also acceptable.
|Minimum Spec: ||5 mL|
|Neonatal Spec: ||5 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0025055|
| Method: ||Inductively Coupled Plasma/ Mass Spectrometry|
|Note: ||Tests for Urine Arsenic, Cadmium, Copper, Lead, Mercury and Zinc.|
If total arsenic concentration is between 35-2000 ug/L, then Arsenic, Fractionated, will be added to determine the proportion of organic, inorganic, and methylated forms. Additional charges apply.
|Processing Info: ||Send 10 mL of urine sample in ARUP's Trace Element-Free Transport Tubes (clear w/blue caps).|
Record total volume and collection time interval on the transport tubes.
Enter the SR TIME and SR VOLUME in PathNet. Have a tech verify this information.