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8887: Industrial Cadmium Screen Print View
Cadmium, Blood ICP/MS  < 5.1  mcg/L 
Cadmium, Urine ICP/MS  < 3.1  mcg/g creat 
Creatinine, Random Urine C  view ref range  mg/dL 
B2 Microglobulin/g creat NEPH  < 301  mcg/g creat 
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1 WB EDTA Trace Metal 4 (2) mL   Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
2 Urine 7 (3) mL   Frozen - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Hour(s)  
3 Urine Metal Free/Acid Was 7 (3) mL   Frozen - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 8 Hour(s)  

This panel is used for monitoring workers for potential exposure to cadmium in the workplace. The beta-2-microglubulin, blood and urine cadmium are integrated to specify the exposure category.

Specimen Requirements:
4 mL (2 mL minimum) whole blood collected in an EDTA trace metal
AND 7 mL (3 mL minimum) urine collected in an acid washed or metal
free container AND 2 mL (1 mL minimum) urine collected in
a non acid wash container

Three separate collections are required. One collection of blood and
two separate collections of urine.
Specimen 1: One EDTA royal blue-top tube of whole blood.
Specimen 2: For urine cadmium and creatinine: collect urine in
an acid washed or metal free plastic container.
Label as Cadmium/Creatinine.
Specimen 3: Once patient has voided bladder for cadmium/creatinine
collection, then patient should drink at least 500 mL of water
and collect a urine sample within 1 hour into a sterile screw cap
container marked Beta-2-Microglobulin.
Adjust pH between 6 and 8 with 1M aqueous NaOH at the draw site.
Beta-2-Microglobulin is unstable in acidic urine (less than pH6).
Use powderless gloves to avoid contamination.
Setup Schedule
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Codes

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Preferred Transport Temperature:
Refrigerated for urine and blood.
Methodology: Inductively-Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry; Nephelometry; Colorimetric; Kenetic

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