Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
ARSENIC - (U)
Test Code: ASU
Clinical Information:
Avoid seafood consumption for five days prior to collection.
 
This assay measures Total Arsenic.  If elevated, Inorganic Arsenic analysis will be performed, reported and billed in addition to Total Arsenic.  The Turnaround Time for Inorganic Arsenic will be an additional 15 days.
Collection Devices:
Collection containers must be new, metal-free plastic without metal lids or glued inserts. (Similar containers acceptable).
Specimen Required:
Urine: 10.0 mL
Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:
Availability:
Within 10 Days
See Also:
More Information:
Send 10 mL in metal-free specimen vial. State 24 hr collection date and total volume or indicate "Random". Refrigerate specimen. Send to In-Common Laboratories.