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Collection Container/Tube: Clean, plastic urine collection container
Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 6-mL tube (Supply T465) or a clean, plastic aliquot container with no metal cap or glued insert
Specimen Volume: 6 mL
1. Collect a random urine specimen.
2. Shake specimen gently.
3. See Trace Metals Analysis Specimen Collection and Transport in Special Instructions for complete instructions.
1. Patient should not eat seafood for a 48-hour period prior to start of collection.
2. High concentrations of gadolinium and iodine are known to interfere with most metals tests. If either gadolinium- or iodine-containing contrast media has been administered, a specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
|Urine||Refrigerated (preferred)||7 days|