Mercury (urine)


Test Information

Test Name

Mercury (urine)

Synonyms

Hg Urine

Price

$95.00

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Preferred Specimen

24 Hour urine / Random Urine

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

3 weeks


Collection Information

Patient Instructions

Preparation

  • Must reach lab within 3 hours of collection, collect close to Courier times if necessary

Processing Information

Registration Code

UMER

Notes

  • For 24 hour collections the collection bottle has 2g of potassium persulphate added as a preservative. (Note- not provided by Pathlab)
  • Please take off a separate aliquot for urine creatinine.
  • Frozen random urines without preservative are acceptable; need to be frozen as soon as possible and kept frozen

Methodology

Interpretations

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External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

Send Away Volume

minimum 10 mL urine

Send Away Transport

Frozen

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