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

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

8633

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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