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Test Name: Heavy Metals (As, Pb, Hg, Cd)

Test Code(s): HM4 / HCHM4

Test Description: Link: http://www.aruplab.com/guides/ug/tests/0020584.jsp

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.


Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions: Prior to collection, obtain royal blue top tube  with EDTA anticoagulant from UWHC Client Services (B4/220) at
608.263.7060.  Tubes will be marked with purple tape to help differentiate between the royal blue top tubes with no additive.


Interpretation

arsenic, cadmium, mercury, lead

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