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Test Code SE24 Selenium, Urine

Performing Laboratory

LabCorp of America

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Reference Values

Environmental exposure: 10−160 μg/L

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84255

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Metal Free container- No preservative.

Specimen: 20 mL urine (random or 24 hour)-indicate on tube (5 mL min)

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

 

Note:   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). Avoid contact with metal during collection. Screw the lid on securely.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5900574

Used For

Monitor industrial exposure to selenium