Uranium, Urine

CPT: 83018
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Test Details


Evaluate exposure to uranium


Inductively coupled plasma/mass spectrometry (ICP/MS); spectrophotometry (SPEC)

Reference Interval

Unexposed population: <1.0 µg/24 hours

Exposed: levels of 100 ng/mL are indicative of recent exposure to at least 50 µg/m³.

Specimen Requirements


Urine (random)


10 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL


Metal-free plastic urine container or metal-free transfer tube

Storage Instructions

Submission/transport (<3 days): Room temperature. For storage beyond three days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen.

Causes for Rejection

Use of non−metal-free collection containers or tubes


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
808567 Uranium, Urine 808571 Uranium, Urine ng/ml 5752-1

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