Lead Urine – Random
This test is used to monitor exposure to lead or lead chelation therapy. Elevated urinary lead excretion indicates excessive lead exposure. Lead poisoning through excessive exposure is characterized by Anaemia, insomnia, muscle paralysis, neuropathy and gastrointestinal disturbance.
How to prepare for the test?
If Gadolinium or Iodine containing contrast media has been administered, specimen should not be collected for 96 hours. Use only specified containers available from LPL.