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Test Code MISCLM Mercury, Random, Urine

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

HGRU

EPIC Test ID

LAB2608

 

Reporting Name

Mercury, Random, U

Useful For

Detecting mercury toxicity

Method Name

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Urine


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Clean, plastic urine collection container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 5-mL tube (T465) or a clean, plastic aliquot container with no metal cap or glued insert

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

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

Additional Information: 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.


Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

0-15 years: not established

≥16 years: 0-9 mcg/L

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 7 p.m., Saturday; 2 p.m.

CPT Code Information

83825

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HGRU Mercury, Random, U 5689-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
60248 Mercury, Random, U 5689-5

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.

Analytic Time

1 day