Ordering Recommendation

Mnemonic

SILVER URN

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Performed

Varies

Reported

8-11 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation

Avoid exposure to gadolinium-based contrast media for 48 hours prior to specimen collection.

Collect

Random urine.

Specimen Preparation

Protect from light. Transfer 1 mL urine to a foil-wrapped Acid Washed Transfer Vial (ARUP supply #54350). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 0.4 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens not protected from light.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

83789

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0091058 Silver, Urine
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Aliases

  • Ag
  • Argyrol
  • Silvadene
Silver, Urine

National Medical Services (NMS)