||10 mL (5 mL min.) aliquot of 24 hour urine collected in an acid washed (metal free) container kit available from LPL. Mix thoroughly. Transfer 10 mL aliquot to vial provided in kit. Measure 24 hour total volume and record on vial and Test request form. Patient should avoid eating seafood, herbal supplements, mineral supplements, vitamin B12 or vitamin B complex, sea/fresh water fish for atleast 3 days prior to specimen collection.Ship refrigerated or frozen. Use powderless gloves during specimen collection.