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Test ID PBU Lead, 24 Hour, Urine

Useful For

Detecting clinically significant lead exposure in 24-hour specimens

Method Name

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Reporting Name

Lead, 24 Hr, U

Specimen Type

Urine


Necessary Information


24 Hour volume is required.



Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: High concentrations of gadolinium and iodine are known to interfere with most metals tests. If either gadolinium- or iodine-containing contrast media has been administered, a specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.

Supplies: Urine Tubes, 10 mL (T068)

Collection Container/Tube: Clean, plastic urine container with no metal cap or glued insert

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube (T068) or a clean, plastic aliquot container with no metal cap or glued insert

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect urine for 24 hours.

2. Refrigerate specimen within 4 hours of completion of 24-hour collection.

3. See Trace Metals Analysis Specimen Collection and Transport in Special Instructions for complete instructions.

Additional Information: See Urine Preservatives-Collection and Transportation for 24-Hour Urine Specimens in Special Instructions for multiple collections.


Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Reference Values

0-17 years: not established

≥18 years: <1 mcg/24 hour

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 7 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

83655

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PBU Lead, 24 Hr, U 5677-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
31085 Lead, 24 Hr, U 5677-0
TM83 Collection Duration 13362-9
VL84 Urine Volume 3167-4

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Urine Preservative Collection Options

Note: The addition of preservative or application of temperature controls must occur within 4 hours of completion of the collection.

Ambient

Yes

Refrigerate

Preferred

Frozen

Yes

50% Acetic Acid

Yes

Boric Acid

No

Diazolidinyl Urea

No

6M Hydrochloric Acid

Yes

6M Nitric Acid

Yes

Sodium Carbonate

No

Thymol

No

Toluene

Yes