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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Cadmium, 24Hrs

Test name

Cadmium, 24Hrs

Plain 24 bottle Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 24 hour plain container bottle

Minimum Volume = 15 mL urine from mixed urine Collection

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: 24h urine collected in metal-free container without preservative and kept refrigerated or on ice during collection. Ensure collection bottle is labelled correctly. Keep the collected urine refrigerated if possible and return to lab ASAP.

Write your "start" and "end" date and time of collection on the collection label or requisition. Avoid mineral supplements for 5 days.

Stability: Stable at Room Temperature: 1 day. Refrigerated: 3 months. Frozen: 1 year.

Sample Rejection Criteria: Urine collected with acid / alkaline or leaking specimen will be rejected.

Transportation: Send sample to SMH core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

10 Days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

0 - 18 nmol/d

Test Code

24CD

Methodology

ICP-TripleQ MS

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019