Lead (Urine)


Test Information

Test Name

Lead (Urine)

Preferred Specimen

24 Hour Urine (Acid Washed bottle)/ Random urine

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Patient Instructions

Preparation

  • Acid washed urine collection bottles available from laboratory

Processing Information

Registration Code

ULED

Notes

  • Timed urine collection into acid washed bottle post chelation therapy.
  • Random urine specimen acceptable for non-chelation therapy analysis, i.e. occupational monitoring, however blood lead is recommended by Worksafe NZ for monitoring of lead workers

Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

External Lab Website