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Thiocyanate, Random Urine
0090063
Ordering Recommendation

May be useful to monitor chronic cyanide exposure. To monitor individuals receiving cyanide producing medications such as nitroprusside, Thiocyanate, Serum or Plasma (2011575) is preferred.

Mnemonic
THIO-U
Methodology
Quantitative Colorimetry
Performed
Mon, Fri
Reported
1-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Random urine. 
Specimen Preparation
Mix specimen well. Transport 20 mL aliquot of urine. (Min: 2 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 5 days; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 5 days 
Reference Interval
< 20 µg/mL
Interpretive Data


Note
This test is intended to identify thiocyanate exposures, such as in an occupational setting.
CPT Code(s)
84430
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0090063Thiocyanate Random Urine3004-9
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Aliases
  • thocyanate concentration