Heavy Metals Screen With Demographics
Heavy Metals Panel, Blood , ARUP #20584, Antrim #80360, EPIC: LAB6047, SOFT: XHMS
- This panel includes: Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead, and Mercury.
- Diet, medication, and nutritional supplements may introduce interfering substances. Patients should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, non-essential over-the-counter medications (upon the advice of their physician), and avoid shellfish and seafood for 48 to 72 hours.
Specimen Collection Criteria
Collect: One Royal Blue-top EDTA tube.
Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation
Do not centrifuge or freeze specimen. Maintain whole blood at room temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F) until transport.
Preparation for Courier Transport
Transport: 7.0 mL whole blood, at room temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F). (Min: 1.5 mL)
- Centrifuged specimens.
- Frozen specimens.
- Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.
If the sample is drawn and stored in the appropriate
container, the trace element values do not change with time.
Sunday - Saturday.
Results available in 2-4 days.
Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
For clinical utility please see individual test listings: Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead, and Mercury.
82175 (Arsenic), 82300 (Cadmium), 83655 (Lead), 83825 (Mercury).
ARUP #20584, Antrim #80360, EPIC: LAB6047, SOFT: XHMS