Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Mercury,Whole blood

Test Name: Mercury,Whole blood
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Trace Elements
Specimen Type: Reference number 368381 - HMMS# 11073 - 6mL K2-EDTA Royal Blue Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: TRACE ELEMENT COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS
Requisition: TRACE ELEMENTS REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Batched analysis
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: SI Units (Reported on Patient Chart):


Reference Range 0 -16 years:0.0-8.6 nmol/L
≥17 years:0.0-18.4 nmol/L
Alert Value:All age ranges>50 nmol/L
Action Value:All age ranges>200 nmol/L


Conventional Units:

Reference Range0 -16 years: 0.00-1.72 µgl/L
≥17 years: 0-3.70 µg/L
Alert Value:All age ranges>10 µg/L
Action Value:All age ranges>40 µg/L
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2014-11-17
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Find Interpretive Comment and Clinical Information here:
Special Processing:  
Comments: Reference Ranges are based on Non-Occupationally exposed population.
Method of Analysis: High Resolution Sector Field Inductively Coupled Mass Spectrometry
HR-SF-ICP-MS
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
HGBLD
 
Referred To:  

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