Test directory: Mercury, Hair

Ordering Code5046
Test NameMercury, Hair
Preferred SpecimenHair
Pencil-thick bundle of hair, cut at roots. Wrap with twist tie at root end.
Preferred ContainerSterile Container
Other Specimen/ContainerNone
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 7 Days
Refrigerated: 30 Days
Frozen: 2 Months
Rejection CriteriaInsufficient quantity
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 12 Days
Other: Assay time is 7 days.
MethodologyInductively Coupled Plasma/ Mass Spectrometry
Reference Lab National Medical Services, Inc.

Reference range(s)

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