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Test ID NBLD0052 Cadmium, 24 Hour, Urine

Useful For

Detecting exposure to cadmium, a toxic heavy metal in 24-hour urine specimens

Specimen Type

Urine


Necessary Information


24 Hour volume is required.



Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: High concentrations of gadolinium and iodine are known to interfere with most metals tests. If either gadolinium- or iodine-containing contrast media has been administered, a specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.

Supplies: Urine Tubes, 10 mL (T068)

Collection Container/Tube: Clean, plastic urine container with no metal cap or glued insert

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube (T068) or clean, plastic aliquot container with no metal cap or glued insert

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect urine for 24 hours.

2. Refrigerate specimen within 4 hours of completion of 24-hour collection.

3. See Trace Metals Analysis Specimen Collection and Transport in Special Instructions for complete instructions.

Additional Information: See Urine Preservatives-Collection and Transportation for 24-Hour Urine Specimens in Special Instructions for multiple collections.


Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 7 p.m.

Analytic Time

1 day

Method Name

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

82300

Reporting Name

Cadmium, 24 Hr, U

Reference Values

0-17 years: not established

≥18 years: <0.6 mcg/24 hour

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Urine Preservative Collection Options

Note: The addition of preservative or application of temperature controls must occur within 4 hours of completion of the collection.

Ambient

Yes

Refrigerate

Preferred

Frozen

Yes

50% Acetic Acid

Yes

Boric Acid

No

Diazolidinyl Urea

No

6M Hydrochloric Acid

Yes

6M Nitric Acid

Yes

Sodium Carbonate

No

Thymol

No

Toluene

No

Sanford Laboratories - Fargo Additional Information:

SANFORD INTERFACE BUILD INFORMATION

Result Code Result Code Description
755 Cadmium 24 Hour Urine
17738 Collection Duration
17739 Total Volume