|Description||A trace metal which may cause clinical toxicity|
|Indication||Usually chronic industrial or enviromental exposure
|Additional Info||Contact Chemical Pathology|
|Interpretation||Interrelationships between cadmium exposure and its concentration in blood and urine are complex.
|Department||Specialist Laboratory Medicine|
|Collection Conditions||No restrictions. Heparin samples can also be used but are less stable because of the formation of microclots.|
|Min. Vol||1 mL|
|Ref. Range (Male)||See note|
|Ref. Range (Female)|| |
|Ref. Range (Paed)|| |
|Ref. Range Notes||Non smokers < 27 nmol/L Smokers < 53 nmol/L.|
|IP Acute TAT||- Contact Laboratory|
|IP Routine TAT||- Contact Laboratory|
|GP Acute TAT||- Contact Laboratory|
|GP Routine TAT||- Contact Laboratory|
Originally edited by : KRA. Review due on 25/11/2015 12:08:49. Published By RB on 25/11/2014 12:08:49.