Purpose
Exposure Monitoring/Investigation
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83018
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Thorium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element

Specimen Type
Urine
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.4 mL
Special Handling
Add 0.4% nitric acid (0.4 mL of nitric acid per 100 mL of sample).
Avoid exposure to gadolinium-based contrast media for 48 hours prior to sample collection.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (Acid washed or Trace metal-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 1 month(s)
Refrigerated: 1 month(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 1 month(s)
1 Thorium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) mcg/L 0.5 Metal/Element

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