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Test ID ASCU Arsenic/Creatinine Ratio, Urine


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of profile. For more information see:

-ASUCR / Arsenic/Creatinine Ratio, with Reflex, Random, Urine

-HMUCR / Heavy Metal/Creatinine Ratio, with Reflex, Random, Urine


Useful For

Screening for arsenic exposure using random urine specimens

Testing Algorithm

If total arsenic concentration is 10 mcg/L or greater, then speciation will be performed at an additional charge.

Method Name

Only orderable as part of profile. For more information see:

-ASUCR / Arsenic/Creatinine Ratio, with Reflex, Random, Urine

-HMUCR / Heavy Metal/Creatinine Ratio, with Reflex, Random, Urine

 

Triple Quadrupole Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS/MS)

Reporting Name

Arsenic/Creatinine Ratio, U

Specimen Type

Urine

Specimen Minimum Volume

3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of profile. For more information see:

-ASUCR / Arsenic/Creatinine Ratio, with Reflex, Random, Urine

-HMUCR / Heavy Metal/Creatinine Ratio, with Reflex, Random, Urine

 

0-17 years: Not established

≥18 years: <24 mcg/g creatinine

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ASCU Arsenic/Creatinine Ratio, U 13463-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
608900 Arsenic/Creatinine Ratio, U 13463-5
608901 Total Arsenic Concentration 5586-3

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

2 to 4 days