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Test Code: Arsu Preferred Name Arsenic - urine

No
N/A
Weekly
Weekly
Medicare Item
N/A

Test Tubes

ImageSpecimen TypeSpecimen VolumeTube Type
Urine (24 hour)24 hourUrine 24 hr container (no preservative)
Urine (random)50 mLUrine 70 mL sterile container (yellow top)

COLLECTION NOTES

Random urine or a 24 hour urine with no preservative.  Patients must refrain from eating seafood or seaweed products at least 5 days prior to sample collection. Sample must be taken before contrast medium (e.g. iodine) is administered.
For acute poisoning: random urine.
For chronic poisoning: 24 hour urine collection.

GENERAL NOTES



APPLICATION:  Suspected arsenic poisoning.


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