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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeUAL
Method

ICP-MS

External Price$36.72(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Aluminium is widespread in the enviroment so the sample must be taken in a clean enviroment.

Specimen Collection Protocols

Random urine for industrial exposure.

protocol for 24 hour urine when exposure is non-industrial

Patient Specimen10 mL urine collected at end of shift.
Paediatric Specimen2 mL urine
Sample Delivery to Labambient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructionsurine 10 mL minimum 5 mL refigerated at 4oC
Aliquot Transport to CHLAmbient in leak proof containers
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Lipids, Trace Metals
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0317 | x80317
Test AvailabilityMonday- Friday 8.00 -1700. Urgent testing by arrangement
Turnaround Time1-5 working days
Reference Interval

non exposed levels <0.4 umol/L (< 10 ug/L)

Workers should be removed from exposure if excretion is > 7.4 umol/L (>200 ug/L)

Interpretation

urine aluminium interpretation

Additional Information

The urine pottle used for collection must be free of aluminium contamination. 

Aluminium has a half life of approximately 8 hours so samples must be collected post-shift

Delphic Number Test Number4240

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