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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Arsenic


Plain random or 24 hour

Common AbbreviationsARS
Tube typePlain random or 24 hour
Clinical IndicationUsed in diagnosis and monitoring of arsenic poisoning
Specimen TypeUrine
Sample typeUrine
Minimum Volume5mL
Special PrecautionsPatients should be on a non-seafood diet for 5 days before sampling.
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time5 - 10 days
LaboratorySAS Trace Element Lab Surrey Research Park 15 Frederick Sanger Road Guildford Surrey GU2 7YD 01483 689978
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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