|Test||METALS (HEAVY) SCREEN, OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE, RANDOM URINE|
|Methodology||Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)|
|Description||Useful for screening potentially exposed workers for heavy metal toxicity in settings where a 24-hour collection is problematic|
|Specimen||10 mL (minimum: 5.0 mL) from a random urine collection as follows:
1. Collect in a clean, plastic urine collection container.
2. Shake the specimen gently, and pour 10 mL into a plastic, 13-mL urine tube or a clean, plastic aliquot container with no metal cap or glued insert.
3. See "Metals Analysis - Collection and Transport" for complete instructions.
4. Send specimen refrigerated.
NOTE: Abstain from seafood (especially shellfish) for 2 days prior to urine collection.
< 50 mcg/g creatinine
|Analytic Time||2 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Saturday|