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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeUNI
Method

ICP-MS

External Price$37.28(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient Specimen20 mL urine, collected at end of shift.
Paediatric SpecimenUrine 2 mL
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsUrine 20 mL store fridge 4C Minimum Urine 2 mL
Aliquot Transport to CHLAmbient in leak proof plastic pottles
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Lipids, Trace Metals
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 3640317 (ext. 80317)
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours only
Turnaround Time2 - 3 weeks
Reference Interval

Reference Range <0.4 umol/L

Ni/creatinine ratio 0-1.5 umol/mmol

Mild exposure indicated at levels of 1.7 - 8.5 umol/L.

Severe exposure indicated at levels greater than 8.5 umol/L.

To convert umol/L of nickel to ug/L multiply by 59

Interpretation

Urine Nickel interpretation

Additional Information

The urine pottle used for specimen collection must be shown to be free of Nickel contamination. Industrial samples collect on 4th day of working week. Please take off a separate aliquot for urine creatinine.

Delphic Number Test Number4278

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