2 - 4 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Serum or plasma
Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube or royal blue-top tube without EDTA
Separate serum or plasma immediately after the collection, and transfer to a certified metal-free transport tube (PeopleSoft No. 111166) for shipment to the laboratory.
Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Certified metal-free plastic transport tube not submitted
Monitor exposure to iodine; evaluate for iodine deficiency disorders (IDDs), excessive iodine intake, or iodine in the workplace
Health Consequences of Iodine Deficiency
Zimmerman MB. Iodine deficiency. Endocrine Reviews. The Endocrine Society. 2009; 30:376-408.
Increased susceptibility of thyroid gland to nuclear radiation
Children and adolescents
Impaired mental function
Delayed physical development
Impaired mental function
Reduced work productivity
Toxic nodular goiter; iodine-induced hyperthyroidism
Increased occurrence of hypothyroidism in moderate-to-severe iodine deficiency; decreased occurrence of hypothyroidism in mild-to-moderate iodine deficiency
Other forms of thyroid problems, namely iodine-induced hypothyroidism, autoimmune thyroiditis, and hyperthyroidism associated with excessive iodine intake have become a greater concern than deficiency disorders.1
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Inductively coupled plasma/mass spectrometry (ICP/MS)
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|070034||Iodine, Serum or Plasma||2494-3||070035||Iodine, Serum or Plasma||ug/L||2494-3|
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