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Test ID: HMSU
Heavy Metals Screen, 24 Hour, Urine

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Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

ARSENIC

0-35 mcg/specimen

Reference values apply to all ages.

 

LEAD

0-4 mcg/specimen

Reference values apply to all ages.

 

CADMIUM

0-15 years: not established

> or =16 years: 0.0-1.3 mcg/specimen

 

MERCURY

0-15 years: not established

> or =16 years: 0-9 mcg/specimen

Toxic concentration: >50 mcg/specimen

The concentration at which toxicity is expressed is widely variable between patients. 50 mcg/specimen is the lowest concentration at which toxicity is usually apparent.



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