Aluminum HB (heparin blood) or Aluminum from urine
Stop using aluminum-containing drugs (antacids) at least 1 day in advance
Why this test
Assessment of occupational exposure, monitoring of dialysis patients, diagnosis of aluminum intoxication Method
: ICP-MSReference values
blood: <8 μg/lReference range
portion urine: < 25 µg/lA
clinically relevant aluminum deficiency is not yet known. Increased burden in industry (electrical engineering, vehicle construction), in dialysis (aluminum-containing phosphate binders and dialysate solutions), antacids.
Bone and joint pain and spontaneous fractures may indicate aluminum overload.
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