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Boron; urine

CPT Code

83018

Specimen Requirements

30 mL urine

Collection Container/Tube

Collect urine in supplied pastic specimen collection cup. Timed urine collections are poured into a larger container (size of container varies based on collection period).

Transport Container/Tube

50 mL trace metal free plastic tube

Minimum Specimen Volume

6 mL

Rejection Criteria

Sample received in metal container
Creatinine level < 5 mg/dL (urine too dilute)

Stability Information

Room temperature: 30 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 30 days
37°C/99°F: 4 days

Methodology

ICP-MS

Turnaround Time

2 - 4 days

Reference Intervals

Sex Age
Both 0-3 years 1-10 mcg/mg creatinine
Both 4-12 years .8-8 mcg/mg creatinine
Both 13-16 years .5-4 mcg/mg creatinine
Female ≥17 years .5-4 mcg/mg creatinine
Male ≥17 years .4-3.5 mcg/mg creatinine
Both 0-3 years .47-3.2 mg/24H
Both 4-12 years .65-4.3 mg/24H
Both 13-16 years 1-6.5 mg/24H
Female ≥17 years 1-6.5 mg/24H
Male ≥17 years 1-7 mg/24H