Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Iodine, Urine: Random or 24-Hour

Test Name: Iodine, Urine: Random or 24-Hour
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 24 hour urine collected in an unused 24-hour urine container or random urine
Collection Information: A minimum volume of 15 mL of urine is required.

Collection of 24-Hour Urine Sample

Collect and transfer in metal-free container. Avoid mineral supplements for 5 days.

For random collections, indicate ‘random’.

Please complete the laboratory label attached to the collection bottle to include patient’s name, collection start time and date and collection end time and date.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Tuesday-Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: 24-Hour urine:
0.79-3.62 umol/d,
Conversion factor ug/d x 0.0079

Random urine:
0.33-2.76 umol/L,
conversion factor ug/dL x 0.0788
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2019-02-21
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: ICP-TripleQ MS
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
IU/IU24
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories

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