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Mercury, Nails
0091248
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
MERCUR N
Methodology
Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
7-14 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Fingernails. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 500 mg fingernails to a trace metal-free or acid-washed plastic container. (Min: 500 mg) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Undetermined; Refrigerated: Undetermined; Frozen: Undetermined 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
83825
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0091247Mercury, Nails
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Aliases
  • Hg

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)