Item Value
Test name Cadmium
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Test performed Monday-Friday. Turnaround time: 3-5 days.
Performed by Quest
Patient Preparation Patient should refrain from eating seafood at least three days prior to specimen collection.
Normal range
Non-smokers < 1.7 µg/L
≥ 18 year old smokers < 5.0 µg/L OSHA reference range < 5.0 µg/L Potentially toxic 30 µg/L
Container type Navy blue top (EDTA) tube
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Collection Instructions To avoid contamination during collection use powderless gloves.

Mix well, inverting gently 5x.

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Sample type EDTA whole blood

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