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Chromium, 24 hour urine

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code MOLT (Order in Apex as 'Miscellaneous Outside Lab Test' using the complete test name above)
Test group Chromium
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Atomic Absorption
Collection Instructions Click here for detailed instructions for collecting samples for Trace Metals
Container type Acid washed 24 hour urine collection container

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For detailed instructions on the collection of specimens see Trace Metal Analysis.
Amount to Collect Entire 24 hour urine output.
Sample type 24 hour urine collection.
Preferred volume 10 mL urine
Min. Volume 5 mL urine
Processing notes Follow the detailed processing instructions for Trace Metal Analysis. Refrigerate aliquot. For 24 hour urine order Quest # 10944X.
Units µg/L (mcg/L)
Normal range ≤ 2 µg/L
Synonyms Cr
Turn around times Test run Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Turnaround time: 2-5 days.
Additional information To convert µg/L to nmol/L (SI units) multiply by 19.2.
CPT coding 82495-90
Last Updated 2/20/2014 3:03:12 PM
Entry Number 199
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