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Test Compendium

2629: ALUMINUM, URINE

Test Code

  • 2629

Test Synonym

  • Aluminum 24 HOUR Urine, Aluminum random urine, Aluminum, Random Urine

Minimum Volume

  • 1.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Urine

Container

  • Container- Urine, 24 Hour Urine Container

Storage

  • Ambient

Turn Around Time

  • 4 days

CPT Codes

  • 82108,82570
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 5 mL Random Urine or 24 hr Urine aliquot from unpreserved collection

Additional Information

  • Random or 24 Hr Urine in a plastic container ,no preservatives Do not use preservatives. Preservatives used for routine analysis may contain mercuric oxide (i.e., Stabilur), which interferes with all metal testing. For a 24 Hr-instruct the patient to void at 8 AM and discard the specimen. Then collect all urine including the final specimen voided at the end of the 24-hour collection period (i.e., 8 AM the next morning). Avoid contact with metal during collection. Screw the lid on securely.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days