Test Details

Mnemonic

UCADA

Ordering Code

3671370

CPT-4 Code(s)

82300

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Patients should be encouraged to discontinue vitamins, nutritional supplements and non-essential over-the-counter medications. High concentrations of iodine may interfere with elemental testing. Abstinence from iodine-containing medications or contrast agents is recommended at least 1 month before sample collection.
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Collect

24 hour urine, refrigerate during collection
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Specimen Preparation

Mix urine well and send 8.0 mL urine refrigerated in a blue-capped ARUP metal-free screw-capped plastic vial. Total volume indicated.
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Alternate Specimen

Urine, random
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Minimum Volume

1.0 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Acid preserved urine.
Urine collected within 48 hours after administration of a gadolinium containing contrast media.
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Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
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Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry
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Reference Range

Cadmium, Urine - per volume: 0.0 - 1.0 μg/L
Cadmium, Urine (24-hour): 0.0 - 3.2 μg/d
Cadmium Urine- ratio to CRT: 0.0 - 3.2 μg/g CRT
Creatinine (24-hour): See Report
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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