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Iodine, total (u) (Urine (u))

Specimens: Urine (u)
Dimension: µg/l
Alternate dimension: µmol/l (Factor: 0.0079)  Calculator
Set-up: on demand
Turnaround Time: 5 days
Indication/Significance:
  • Iodine load after administration of contrast media
  • Diagnostic assessment of struma
  • Therapy control
  • Monitoring of iodine intake
  • Iodine poisoning due to medicine or antisepts

Acute complaints:

  • Breathing difficulties and conjunctivitis when inhaling
  • Pain in the lower abdomen, vomiting, diarrhoea upon increased intake

With chronic exposure:

  • Dermatitis (skin contact), damage of the thyroid gland, excessive irritation of the nasal mucosa
Interpretation:

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