Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : HEAVY METAL/CREATININE RATIO W RFLX, RANDOM UR Order Code : LAB488
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Arsenic (As); Cadmium (Cd); Lead (Pb); Mercury (Hg)
Specimen Type: Urine
Container Type: Urine cup with no metal or glue insert.
Required Volume: 6 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 3 mL
Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)
Components: Arsenic/Creatinine ratio; Cadmium/Creatinine ratio; Lead/Creatinine ratio; Mercury/Creatinine ratio; Creatinine concentration. *Reflex to Arsenic Fractionation
Turnaround Time: 4 days
Special Handling: Collect a random urine sample. If either gadolinium- or iodine-containing contrast media has been administered, a specimen should not be collected for 96 hours. Patient should not eat seafood for a 48-hour period prior to collection. Note: Do not insert any utensil or pipet into the specimen. Transfer specimen by pouring from one tube to another. Do not collect or transport urine in colored containers or caps unless they are provided by Mayo Medical Laboratories.
CPT Codes: 82300, 82175, 83825, 83655, 82570
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB488B
SHC EPIC Code: LAB488
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Toxicology/Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: https://www.mayocliniclabs.com/test-catalog/Overview/48549