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Test Code PBUO Lead Occupational Exposure, Random, Urine


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 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

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
PBOE Lead Occupational Exposure No Yes
CDCR Creatinine Conc No Yes

Method Name

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

CDCR: Enzymatic Colorimetric Assay

Reporting Name

Lead Occupat Exposure, Random, U

Specimen Type

Urine

Specimen Minimum Volume

1.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

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

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 7 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

See Individual Test IDs

CPT Code Information

83655

82570

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PBUO Lead Occupat Exposure, Random, U 13466-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
CDCR Creatinine Conc 2161-8
48558 Lead Occupational Exposure 13466-8

NY State Approved

Yes