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Iodine, Random or 24 Hour Urine

Mnemonic:    [U Iodine]
Name:    Iodine, Random or 24 Hour Urine
Specimen:    8 mL aliquot from a 24 hour or random urine collection. Collect the sample in a clean, plastic container with no metal cap or glued inserts.

If gadolinium-containing contrast media has been administered, a sample cannot be collected for 48 hours.

Frozen samples are unacceptable.
Minimum Spec:    1 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 2 months refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2007465
  Method:    Mass Spectrometry
Processing Info:    Send sample in a Trace Element-Free Tube.

ARUP recently rebuilt this test. It will transmit an order to them, but we are manually resulting it for now. Dlj 3-27-13