12-Hour Fasting Required: NO
CPT Codes for this test: 82175, 83655, 83825
LabCorp's information for this test:
Arsenic, blood; lead, blood; mercury, blood
Expected Turnaround Time
2 - 5 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for
testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be
allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube; submit original tube.
Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Patient should avoid seafood and red wine 72 hours prior to collection.
Monitor exposure to arsenic, lead, and mercury
Atomic absorption spectrometry (AAS); inductively-coupled plasma/mass spectrometry (ICP/MS)