Cobalt is part of our diet. Approximately 85% of absorbed cobalt is excreted in the urine and the remainder eliminated in stool. Toxicity may occur in select industrial environments. Cobalt is not mined in the United States so primary supplies are imported.
7 mL aliquot of a well mixed 24 hour urine collected in acid washed
or metal free container (3 mL minimum).
Avoid worksite collection. Collect urine in an acid washed or metal
free plastic container.
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Reported (Analytical Time)
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