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Laboratory Information

Test Name

Paraquat urine

External Price (excl. GST)

Price

$16.91

Specimen Collection

Adult Specimen

20 mL urine

Paediatric Specimen

2 mL urine

Test Information

Department

Biochemistry

Test Availability

Mon - Sun, 24hrs

Laboratory Turnaround Time

Same day

Method

Colorometric screen

Reference Interval

None detected.

Additional Information

Positive screen: Patient is presumed to have paraquat poisoning.
Negative screen: Patient may be poisoned but have urine concentrations below detection limit.

Minimum Volume

2 mL urine

Electronic Information

Registration Code

PQTUQ

HL7Mapping Code

$PQTUQ