CADMIUM, 24-HOUR URINE

This assay is useful in detecting exposure to Cadmium, a toxic heavy metal leading to kidney damage. Breathing the fumes of Cadmium vapours leads to Chronic emphysema. The commonest source of cadmium exposure is from spray painting of organic based paints and also from tobacco smoke. The latter leads to reproductive toxicity in both males and females.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Patient should avoid eating seafood at least 3 days prior to specimen collection. If gadolinium or iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample Daily by 6 pm; Report Next day
  • Components:
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Sample Report