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Iodine, Random Urine

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code IODUR
Test group Iodine
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry
Container type Urine cup
Amount to Collect 10 mL urine
Sample type Random urine
Preferred volume 10 mL urine
Min. Volume 2 mL urine
Processing notes Do not freeze
Units µg/mL (mcg/mL)
Normal range 34-523 µg/mL
Stability Room temperature 10 days, refrigerated 10 days, frozen unacceptable
Turn around times 3-5 days
Additional information Iodine is an essential element that is required for thyroid hormone production. The measurement of urinary iodine serves as an index of adequate dietary iodine intake.
CPT coding 83789-90
Last Updated 5/22/2013 1:29:39 PM
Entry Number 1471
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