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Chromium, timed urine

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB7615 
Methodology: Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Schedule: Set up: Tue, Fri
Reported: 7-10 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 8.0 mL Urine in a Yellow Top Tube - Urine.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Diet, medication, and nutritional supplements may introduce interfering substances. Patients should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, and non-essential over-the-counter medications (upon the advice of their physician). High concentrations of iodine may interfere with elemental testing. Abstinence from iodine-containing medications or contrast agents for at least 1 month prior to collecting specimens for elemental testing is recommended.
Unacceptable conditions: Urine collected within 48 hours after administration of a gadolinium (Gd) containing contrast media (may occur with MRI studies). Acid preserved urine.
Stability: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year


Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 82495
Last Changed: 10/10/2016 00:32:51
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 05:43:47