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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeUCD
Method

ICP-MS

External Price$36.72(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Yellow top pottles are not recommended for Cadmium collection due to cadmiun sulphide yellow pigment contamination.

Sampling time is not critical for exposure  

Patient Specimen20 mL random urine.
Paediatric Specimen2 mL urine
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions20 mL urine. Store in fridge 4C. Minimum aliquot 2 mL urine.
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 AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours - urgent testing by arrangement
Turnaround Time1 - 7 days
Reference Interval

Normal urine cadmium < 18 nmol/L (<2.0 ug/L)

Normal urine cadmium/crn ratio <1.0 nmoL/mmoL.

Workers should be removed from exposure if cadmium/crn ratio >5 nmol/mmol (5ug/g) (workplace exposure standards)

to convert urine cadmium nmol/L to ug/L multiply by 0.112

Interpretation

Urine Cadmium interpretation

Additional Information

The urine pottle used for specimen collection must be shown to be free of Cadmium contamination.  Please take off a separate aliquot for urine creatinine.

Delphic Number Test Number4280

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