Cadmium Std Profile, Blood/Ur

Cadmium Std Profile, Blood/Ur

$ 239.00

Cadmium Exposure Profile (OSHA), Blood / Urine

Occupational Exposure Monitoring for Cadmium (Assists in exposure monitoring as mandated by OSHA).

Note: This test code 6108B (Cadmium, Blood)  ordered in conjunction with test (Beta-2 Microglobulin, Urine)  (Cadmium, Urine).

Test Includes

Cadmium, blood; cadmium, urine; creatinine, urine; cadmium:creatinine ratio; β2-microglobulin, urine; β2-microglobulin:creatinine ratio

 

Blood cadmium levels can be used to monitor acute toxicity and in combination with cadmium urine and β2 microglobulin is the preferred method for monitoring occupational exposure. Symptoms associated with cadmium toxicity vary based upon route of exposure and may include tubular proteinuria, fever, headache, dyspnea, chest pain, conjunctivitis, rhinitis, sore throat and cough. Ingestion of cadmium in high concentration may cause vomiting, diarrhea, salivation, cramps, and abdominal pain. 

Urine cadmium levels can be used to assess cadmium body burden. In chronic exposures, the kidneys are the primary target organ. Symptoms associated with cadmium toxicity vary based upon route of exposure and may include tubular proteinuria, fever, headache, dyspnea, chest pain, conjunctivitis, rhinitis, sore throat and cough. Ingestion of cadmium in high concentration may cause vomiting, diarrhea, salivation, cramps, and abdominal pain.