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Nickel Random Urine

CPT/HCPCS 82570, 83885
Order Code CH758
Turnaround Time 48-72 hours
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

Acid-washed plastic urine container

Preferred Specimens
Minimum Volume (uL)
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Transport Refrigerated (cold packs)
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 48 hours
Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen 28 days
Reject Criteria

If a non-trace element tube/container is received, it will be accepted for testing. However, elevated results shall be reported with a message that re-submission with a trace element tube/container is recommended.

Test Details
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Reference Ranges

Nickel, Random Urine Non-exposed

Adult Male:
1.2-6.2 mcg/g creat

2.2-10.2 mcg/g creat