Thallium, Urine THALUR

Method(s) Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry
Specimen Required
Collect 24-hour or random urine collection. Specimen must be collected in a plastic container and should be refrigerated during collection.
Transport 8 mL aliquot from a well-mixed collection at 2-8ºC. (Min: 1 mL)
Remarks Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and test request form. High concentrations of iodine may interfere with elemental testing. Abstinence from iodine-containing medications or contrast agents for at least 1 month prior to collecting specimens is recommended.
Stability

Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Unacceptable Conditions Urine collected within 48 hours after administration of a gadolinium (GD) containing contrast media (may occur with MRI studies). Acid preserved urine.
Schedule Daily
Billing Code 5011114
CPTCode 83018
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval
 
ComponentsReference Interval
Thallium, Urine - per volume0.0-0.4 ug/L  
Thallium, Urine - per 24h0.0-0.4 ug/d  
Thallium, Urine - ratio to CRT0.0-0.4 ug/g CRT  
    
Creatinine, Urine - per 24hAgeMaleFemale
 3-8 years140-700 mg/d140-700 mg/d
 9-12 years300-1300 mg/d300-1300 mg/d
 13-17 years500-2300 mg/d400-1600 mg/d
 18-50 years1000-2500 mg/d700-1600 mg/d
 51-80 years800-2100 mg/d500-1400 mg/d
 80 years and older600-2000 mg/d400-1300 mg/d
No Appointment Necessary
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