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Test ID PBUOE Lead Occupational Exposure, Random, Urine


Advisory Information


The CDC recommends venous blood collection for lead testing; see PBDV / Lead, Venous, with Demographics, Blood.



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 vial or clean, plastic aliquot container with no metal cap or glued insert

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

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


Useful For

Detecting clinically significant lead exposure due to occupational exposure

 

This test is not a substitute for blood lead screening.

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
PBOU Lead Occupational Exposure No No
CRETR Creatinine, Random, U No No

Method Name

PBOU: Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

CRETR: Enzymatic Colorimetric Assay

Reporting Name

Lead Occupat Exp, Random, U

Specimen Type

Urine

Specimen Minimum Volume

1.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  14 days

Reference Values

Biological Exposure Index (BEI): <150 mcg/g creatinine

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

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.

CPT Code Information

83655

82570

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PBUOE Lead Occupat Exp, Random, U In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
CRETR Creatinine, Random, U 2161-8
608894 Lead Occupational Exposure 13466-8

NY State Approved

Yes