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Mercury, Hair
0091272
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
MERCUR H
Methodology
Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
8-11 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
Collect a pencil-thick segment of hair. Bundle, cut at roots and wrap with twist tie at root end. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 500 mg hair, tied at the root ends, to an Acid Washed Urine/Hair Bottle (ARUP supply #46059). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 500 mg) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room Temperature. Also Acceptable: Refrigerated or Frozen 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Undefined; Refrigerated: Undefined; Frozen: Undefined. 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
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Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0091271Mercury, Hair5686-1
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Aliases
  • Hg

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)