The Iodine 24hr urine test may be used to evaluate iodine deficiency disorders or monitor exposure to iodine. The Iodine 24hr urine test may also be used to help diagnose iodine-induced hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism or autoimmune thyroid diseases such as Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. Turnaround time for the Iodine 24hr urine test is typically 1-3 business days.
The Iodine 24hr Urine test requires patients void urine at 8am and discard the specimen. Then collect all urine in 24-hour period, ending with final collection at 8am the next morning.