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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeTOX
Method

Spectrophotometric

External Price$248.33(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Not required

Specimen Collection Protocols

 No gel tubes

Patient SpecimenBlood 3 Hep (T34) or Plain (T15), Urine, random
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsSerum/plasma 1 mL, urine 5 mL Fridge
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Toxicology
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0322 | x80322
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours - urgent testing by arrangement
Turnaround Time24 - 72 hrs
Reference Interval

Thiocyanate, plasma: non-exposed levels are 1 - 4 mg/L (10 - 41 umol/L) for a non smoker and 3 - 12 mg/L (30 - 123 umol/L) for a smoker.

Thiocyanate, urine: non-exposed levels are 1 - 4 mg/L (10 - 41 umol/L) for a non smoker and 3 - 17 mg/L (30 - 175 umol/L) for a smoker.

Additional Information

Plasma and urine thiocyanate concentrations are useful in monitoring occupational exposure to cyanide if pre-exposure levels are determined to identify smoking and dietary influences.

Nitroprusside therapy may elevate results to levels as high as or higher than smokers.

Delphic Number Test Number4782

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