CADMIUM, URINE, 24-HOUR

Code
000.0000
Name
CADMIUM, URINE, 24-HOUR
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Cd
CPT Codes
82300
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
23259
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Urine, 24-Hour

Volume

20.0 ml

Transport Info

Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Instruct patient to avoid contact with preservative in container
Patient must not void directly into container
Instruct patient to store container securely away from children

Reference Range

less than 3 µg/day

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Clinical Significance

Detect exposure to cadmium, a toxic heavy metal.

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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