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Urine arsenic, random
Lab code: VARSN
 
Test Synonyms:
Urine arsenic
  NOTE: This test is performed at an external reference lab.
Lab:
Chemistry (Sendouts)
Inpatient Req:
Core Lab (#84927)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Spot Urine
Please collect urine in a metal-free acid washed container.
Result Time:
3-5 days   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
Arsenic is a highly toxic heavy metal, and testing urine arsenic may be useful in detecting arsenic exposure and in diagnosing arsenic poisoning. Recent seafood consumption or exposure to contrast containing iodine or gadolinium within the 96 hours prior to testing may lead to inaccurate or misleading results.
Additional Resources:
Click here for information regarding this test from the reference laboratory website