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Last Updated: November 17, 2019 @ 10:13 am


Cadmium Exposure Panel - OSHA

  • One Royal Blue (EDTA)
  • Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container
  • One 3 mL Random Urine . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • One 5 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Random Urine in Trace Element Free Tube. Submit Refrigerated.
  • One 2 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Random Urine . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • One 6 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Royal Blue (EDTA). Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Patient Prep: To avoid contamination, please collect specimens at the beginning of work shift. Blood and urine should be collected the same day.

    Submit 3 aliquots for urine, labeled with test:
    1. B2 Micro - Transfer 3 mL aliquot from original urine collection to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. Adjust the pH of this specimen immediately after pouring off collection, so the pH is between 6 and 8. Use 1M HCl or 5 percent NaOH to adjust the urine pH. Label tube as 2 Microglobulin. Freeze within one hour of collection.
    2. Cadmium - Transfer 7 mL aliquot from original urine collection to ARUP Trace Element-Free Transport Tubes (ARUP supply #43116). Label tube as Cadmium.
    3. Creatinine - No adjustment - refrigerate
Rejection Criteria:
  • Blood:Specimens collected in tubes other than Royal Blue (EDTA). Specimens transported in containers other than Royal Blue (EDTA) or Trace Element-Free transport tubes.Clotted specimens.Frozen whole Blood.
    Urine collected within 48 hours after administration of a gadolinium (Gd) containing contrast media (may occur with MRI studies).
    Specimens containing blood or fecal matter.
  • Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
  • Immunoassay
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrophotometry
Reported:2-6 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82232
  • 82300x2
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
  • 93032 - CADMIUM, URINE
  • 93029 - CADMIUM, URINE
  • 91038 - CADMIUM, BLOOD
  • 93218 - B2 MICROGLOBULIN
  • 93173 - B2 MICROGLOBULIN
  • 93008 - CREAT, UR
  • 93208 - PH
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