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Avoid fruits, juices, and tea for 24 hours prior to collection.
7.0 mL aliquot from a well mixed 24 hour Urine Collection in a Plastic Container
Avoid worksite collection for blood specimen
1. When starting the 24-hour period, urinate and discard (throw-away) this specimen. NOTE THE TIME
2. From that time on, collect all urine by urinating into a clean container and transfer into the provided container.
DO NOT URINATE DIRECTLY INTO CONTAINER.
3. Try to pass the last urine just prior to the end of the 24 hour period. Add this urine into the container.
4. Urine Specimen should be kept refrigerated during and after collection.
For patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Spanish patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Burmese patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:
5 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
30 day Frozen
< 36 mcg/24hr
Individuals undergoing hemodialysis are at risk for aluminum toxicity. Prolonged accumulation may cause anemia, encephalopathy, and vitamin D-resistant osteomalacia. Also, workers exposed to high levels or to long-term low levels of aluminum dust are at increased risk of toxicity.
Turn Around Time:
4 to 7 days
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
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