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Thiocyanate, 24-Hour Urine
0090064
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 24
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
24-hour urine. Specimen must be refrigerated during collection. 
Specimen Preparation
Transport 25 mL aliquot from a well-mixed, 24-hour urine. (Min: 2 mL) Record total volume and collection time on transport tube and test request form. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Collection time less than 6 hours. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 5 days; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 5 days 
Reference Interval
Nonsmoker: 1-4 mg/d
Smoker: 7-17 mg/d
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
0090062Thiocyanate, Urine - per 24h38427-1
0090066Thiocyanate, Urine - per volume3004-9
0097110Total Volume19153-6
0097111Hours Collected30211-7
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Aliases
  • thiocyanate concentration