Blood Sciences Test


Cadmium Urine or Blood

Specimen

Random Urine or EDTA Blood

Units

nmol/L

Test Usage

Used where toxicity is a possibility in workers involved with cadmium in industry.

Eating contaminated shellfish may raise levels. If in doubt, repeat after two weeks abstention from seafood.

Turnaround Time

28 days

Availability

Referred test

Can be added on to an existing request up to 4 days following sample receipt

Specimen Labelling Procedure