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Iodine, Random Urine

Order Code CH504
Turnaround Time 5 days
Test Includes

Iodine, Random Urine

Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

Sterile Transport Container

Preferred Specimens
10 mL random urine
Minimum Volume (uL)
2 mL
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Transport at Room Temperature
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 10 days
Refrigerated 10 days
Frozen Unacceptable
Test Details
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Clinical Significance

Iodine, Random Urine – Iodine is an essential element that is required for thyroid hormone production. The measurement of urinary iodine serves as an index of adequate dietary intake.

Reference Ranges

34-523 mcg/L