2 - 9 days
Ni (Nickel), Urine
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Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)
Diagnosis of nickel poisoning.
0-17 yrs: not established; >or=18 yrs: <3.6 mcg/24h
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
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.