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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeUCO
Method

ICP-MS

External Price$37.28(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

For occupational exposure the sample must be collected at the end of the working shift as cobalt is rapidly excreted.

Patient SpecimenRandom urine specimen
Paediatric SpecimenRandom urine specimen
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsUrine 10 mL Store fridge 4C
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 Time1 - 10 working days
Reference Interval

Reference Range <20 nmol/L, Cobalt/creatinine ratio 0-5 nmoL/L

Biological Exposure Index end of shift end of working week, 225nmol/L (15ug/L) 

Workplace Exposure Standards 2018

Interpretation

Urine Cobalt interpretation

Additional Information

The urine pottle used for specimen collection must be shown to be free of Cobalt contamination.

Delphic Number Test Number4294

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