|Test||ARSENIC, TOTAL, 24-HOUR URINE|
|Methodology||Inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)|
|Description||Useful for detection of arsenic exposure|
|Specimen||10 mL from a 24-hour urine collected in a clean, plastic container with no preservative. See "Urine Preservatives" for multiple collections. Send specimen in a plastic, 13-mL urine tube or a clean, plastic aliquot container with no metal cap or glued insert. Refrigerate specimen within 4 hours of completion of the 24-hour collection. Send specimen refrigerated.
|Reference Values||Normal: < 120 µg / specimen
Toxic concentration: >= 5000 µg / specimen
NOTE: Specimens collected for other than a 24-hour time period are reported in units of µg/L, for which reference values are not established.
|Analytic Time||1 Day|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Saturday|