Mercury


Test Information

Test Name

Mercury

Synonyms

Hg

Preferred Specimen

K2 EDTA Trace Metal Tube (whole blood)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

3 weeks


Processing Information

Registration Code

MERB

Notes

  • DO NOT Centrifuge, whole blood required
  • Can share tube with Lead
  • Lithium heparin and EDTA samples will be accepted but if the results are elevated a repeat specimen collected into a trace metal tube will be requested

Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

External Lab Website