CADMIUM, QUANTITATIVE

Code
900.3960
Name
CADMIUM, QUANTITATIVE
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Cd
CPT Codes
82300
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
23382
ATLAS Test Code

CADMIUM

Specimen Information

Type

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS, CALL LAB

Volume

Transport Info

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

Less than 5.0 µg/dL Values indicating excessive exposure: greater than 10 µg/dL Acute toxicity: greater than 50 µg/dL

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Clinical Significance

Monitor recent or acute exposure to cadmium. The level of trace elements in human body fluids is of great importance for the diagnosis and treatment of a patient’s condition. It is also crucial to monitor individuals who may be exposed to high levels of toxins, such as lead and arsenic.

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