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Arsenic, Inorganic - Urine

Referred out for testing

Source Urine
Mnemonic MISCREFNON and U24H

Misc Ref Test Name field: As Inorganic
Specimen Requirements 50 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine in plastic Starplex container.

Random urine is also acceptable, but 24 hour urine is preferred.  Keep urine container in the refrigerator during collection.  Collect away from suspected exposure site.  If workplace exposure suspected, collect during off-hours, away from work environment.
Specimen Handling

For 24 hour urine, measure total urine volume and aliquot.

PSC &RRL:
Transport on ice to DSC.  Send specimen in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requisition.

Extra-regional:
Aliquot specimen and transport to DSC on ice. Send specimen in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requisition.

DSC Accession:
Store refrigerated.

Additional Information Patient to avoid seafood consumption 5 days prior to collecting specimen.
Testing Location Dynacare
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