UCSF Navigation Bar

UCSF Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Home Page

Lab Manual for Moffitt-Long and Mount Zion

Lab Manual for SFGH

Internal Resources

Click here for more information about laboratory operations and procedures

Iodine, 24 hour urine

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code IODI
Test group Iodine
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Container type 24 hour urine container without preservative
Amount to Collect Entire 24 hour urine output
Sample type Urine
Preferred volume 10 mL urine
Min. Volume 2 mL urine
Processing notes Specify the total 24-hour urine volume on the request form. Refrigerate specimen. Forward to CB.
Units µg/24Hr (mcg/24 Hr)
Normal range 70-500 µg/24Hr
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 1:30:15 PM
Entry Number 1472

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667

Search Our Test Menu
UCSF home page UCSF home page About UCSF Search UCSF UCSF Medical Center