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Thallium, 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)
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method ICP/MS
Container type Acid washed 24 hour urine collection container

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Amount to Collect Entire 24 hour urine output
Sample type 24 hour urine collection
Preferred volume 7 mL urine
Min. Volume 3 mL urine
Processing notes Follow the detailed processing instructions for Trace Metal Analysis. Refrigerate 7 mL aliquot. For 24 hour urine order Quest # 84723N.
Units µg/L (mcg/L)
Normal range
Normal < 2 µg/L
Toxic > 200 µg/L
Critical value Quest Priority-1: ≥ 200 µg/L
Turn around times Test performed Tuesday-Saturday. Turnaround time: 3-6 days.
Additional information To convert µg/L to nmol/L (SI units) multiply by 4.89
CPT coding 83018-90
Last Updated 2/20/2014 3:17:50 PM
Entry Number 895
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