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Iodine - Urine

Alternate Names
Urine iodine
Laboratory
Referred Test
MBS Number
#66623
Specimen
Urine
Container
70ml Sterile Container (yellow top)
Collection Instruction
Collect at room temperature
Additional Collection Instructions

Collect minimum of 10 mL, early morning urine.

Minimum Adult Volume
10mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
Once a week
Reference Interval

WHO classification of iodine deficiency (Urine iodine levels):

Not iodine deficient: >100 ug/L; Mild iodine deficiency: 50-100 ug/L

Moderate iodine deficiency: 20-49 ug/L; Severe iodine deficiency:

Test Code
IODU
Storage Instructions
Store at 4 deg C
Transport Instructions
Transport at 4 deg C
External Laboratory
Biochemistry, Sydney South West Pathology Service, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital