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ID:45 Cadmium
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DescriptionA trace metal which may cause clinical toxicity
IndicationUsually chronic industrial or enviromental exposure
Additional InfoContact Chemical Pathology
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationInterrelationships between cadmium exposure and its concentration in blood and urine are complex.

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
SampleBlood
TubeEDTA (Haem)
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Collection ConditionsNo restrictions. Heparin samples can also be used but are less stable because of the formation of microclots.
Min. Vol1 mL
Freq.As required

Ref. Range (Male)See note
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesNon smokers < 27 nmol/L Smokers < 53 nmol/L.
Unitsnmol/L
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT- Contact Laboratory
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : KRA. Review due on 25/11/2015 12:08:49. Published By RB on 25/11/2014 12:08:49.