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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeBHG
Method

ICP-MS

External Price$55.07(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient Specimen7mL K2 EDTA (Royal Blue)
Paediatric Specimen5 mL EDTA Blood(Lavender)
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions5 mL K2 EDTA blood Fridge 4C
Aliquot Transport to CHLAmbient
  

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 only
Turnaround Time1 - 21 days
Reference Interval

Reference Range <50 nmol/L

Additional Information

Elevated blood mercury (50-100 nmol/L) may be attributable to fish consumption. At levels >100 nmol/L possible environmental exposure should be reviewed along with fish consumption.

Green top lithium heparin and purple top EDTA whole blood samples will be accepted but if the results are elevated a repeat specimen collected into a trace metal tube will be requested.

Delphic Number Test Number4291

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