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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Arsenic, Random Urine

Test Name

Arsenic, Random Urine

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Sterile Container

Minimum Volume = 13 mL Urine

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect random urine Sample in a sterile container. Collect and transfer in metal-free container. Provide date of birth and gender. Indicate "Random". Avoid seafood consumption for five days prior to collection. Assay measures Total Arsenic. If elevated, Inorganic Arsenic analysis will be performed, reported and billed in addition to Total Arsenic. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label or requisition.

Laboratory Staff Instructions Store and send refrigerated.

Rejection Criteria: Leaking, unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

Stability: Stable at room temperature for 1 day, refrigerated for 3 months and frozen for 1 year.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

10 Days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Total Arsenic

0.0 - 40.0 μg/L

0.00 - 0.53 μmol/L

Test Code




Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019