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Test Code: CAD

Tube type: Trace Element

Special instructions

Sent away to University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff

Reference range


Turnaround Time
14 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Monitoring of industrial exposure. Investigation of poisoning. Blood cadmium measurement is preferred. Levels may be elevated long after cessation of exposure due to redistribution from body stores. Urine output is low in early stages of chronic exposure.

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