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Test Compendium

6108: MERCURY, URINE

Test Code

  • 6108

Test Synonym

  • MERCURY, URINE, 24 HR

Minimum Volume

  • 2.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Urine

Container

  • 24 Hour Urine Container, Container- Urine

Storage

  • Ambient

CPT Codes

  • 82570,83825
    *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

  • 24 Hour Urine (indicate Total Volume) or Random

Additional Information

  • 24 Hour or Random Urine Sampling time is preshift (meaning 16 hours without exposure). OPTIONAL PROTOCOL: 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 (ie, 8 AM the next morning). Screw the lid on securely. Mix well.

Specimen Stability

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