Dynamic Reaction Cell-Inductively Coupled-Mass Spectrometry
Useful for detecting occupational exposure to chromium.
<8.0 mcg/24 hours
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Days Test Performed
Monday - Friday
1 - 4 days
Soft Order Code
Cr (Chromium), Urine
Mayo CR-U (8593)
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Offsite Collection Instructions
Collect 24 hour urine in a clean, plastic container with no metal cap or glued insert and no preservative. Aliquot urine into a clean, plastic container with no metal cap or glued insert and refrigerate within 4 hours of completion of collection. Record 24 hour urine volume and collection dates/times on the request form. Collection must take place prior to or 48 hours after administering gadolinium-containing contrast media.
High concentrations of gadolinium and iodine are known to interfere with most metals tests. If either gadolinium- or iodine-containing contrast media has been administered, a specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
10 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine collection
5 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine collection
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.