Lead, urine

Alphabetical Test listing

Lead, urine-994

  
Lead, urine
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Pb, urine
  

Monitor exposure to lead or lead chelation therapy

  
Urine, random
  
  
5.0 mL
  
2.5 mL
  

Sampling time is not critical for industrial exposure monitoring. Metals with timing "not critical" have very long elimination half-lives and accumulate in the body over years, some for a lifetime. After a couple of weeks of exposure, specimens can be collected at any time.

 

  

Transfer urine to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp)

  
Urine, 24 hr
  
  
  
  1. Measure and record the total volume
  2. Mix well
  3. Transfer a 5mL aliquot to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp)
  

Ambient (preferred) - 14 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen - 14 days

  
LabCorp Burlington (007633): R-NX
  
Mo - Fr
  
2 - 5 days
  

Inductively coupled plasma/mass spectrometry (ICP/MS)

  

Environmental exposure

<50 μg/L, <80 μg/24 hours

Occupational exposure

BEI® (sampling time is not critical): 150 μg/g creatinine

Chelation therapy: <600 μg/24 hours (after 1 g EDTA I.V. or 2 g DMSA P.O.)

  
83655
82570
  
Yes
  
  
Result 20625-0
  
05/24/2019
  
01/05/2020