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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeUHG
Method

ICP-MS

External Price$55.07(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient SpecimenRandom urine or 24 h with 2 g potassium persulphate
Paediatric SpecimenUrine 5 mL
Sample Delivery to Labon ice or frozen
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsUrine 20 mL stored at 4oC Minimun 10 mL urine, send to lab as soon as possible
Aliquot Transport to CHL4oC
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Lipids, Trace Metals
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 3640317 (ext. 80317)
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours
Turnaround Time1 - 21 days or contact laboratory if urgent.
Reference Interval

Reference Range <50 nmol/L

Biological Exposure Index prior to shift 110 nmoL/mmoL creatinine (20ug/g) NZ workplace exposure standards 2018

To convert urine mercury nmol/L to ug/L multiply by 0.201

Interpretation

Urine Mercury interpretation

Additional Information

For 24 hour collections the collection bottle has 2g of potassium persulphate added as a preservative. Please take off a separate aliquot for urine creatinine.

 Random urines should be frozen if a delay of more than 48 hours until its received in the lab.

 

Delphic Number Test Number4275

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