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Iodine, urine, random

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Mayo 
Test ID: LAB6699 
Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Reported: 5 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Urine in a Sterile Container.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Clean, plastic urine collection container. Plastic, 5-mL tube (Supply T465) or a clean, plastic aliquot container with no metal cap or glued insert.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Stability: Refrigerated (preferred): 146 days; Ambient: 146 days; Frozen: 146 days


Clinical Indications: Iodine is an essential element for thyroid hormone production. The measurement of urinary iodine serves as an index of adequate dietary iodine intake.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 83018
Last Changed: 12/27/2016 00:06:16
Last Reviewed: 12/27/2016 00:06:22