Boron, urine

Diagnostic Use

Boron is an essential element for plants and probably essential for human and animal health. Boron has a broad range of physiological effects on biological systems at low concentrations, whereas it is toxic to at high concentrations.
Boron is rapidly absorbed through the GI tract and respiratory system and eliminated in the kidneys.
In cases of poisoning urine and plasma measurement over a series of days may be appropriate as biomarkers of exposure.


Lipids/Trace Metals

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Laboratory Handling


Recommended sampling time is POST SHIFT - the last 2 hours to immediately following the end of the working day.


Aliquot to Core laboratory for UCRN

Turnaround Time

14 days

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