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lead in the urine

Name lead in the urine
Categories clinical chemistry
Specimen requirements 2 ml of urine
Storage and transport postal dispatch possible
Clinical utility Determination of the current lead exposure; diagnosis of lead intoxication
Methodology ICP-MS
Reference ranges See findings report
Notes and interpretation Toxic range: > 200 μg/L
Chronic lead intoxication:
Anaemia, neurological symptoms, skin changes, osteosclerosis, allergy symptoms, mental changes, hypertension, colics, nephropathy, bone marrow damage
Remarks Testing currently takes place in a contract laboratory