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Heavy Metal Analysis- 24 Hour Urine (Test Code 5020)

Collection Method

24 Hour Urine

Turn Around Time

10 business days

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Heavy metal toxicity is a common issue in Australia and lots of people are widely affected by this condition. Heavy metals, such as mercury, lead and aluminium, accumulate in the body over time and are suspected to lead to a wide spread of symptoms and health conditions. Heavy metal toxicity is caused primarily by the levels of pollution and use of chemicals that we are exposed to on a day to day basis.

The urine toxic metal analysis test is a remarkable tool for the assessment of fourteen toxic metals looking at the excretion of toxic metals in a 24 collection period. The 24 hour urine assessment is extremely useful for patients who are taking a chelating agent and wanting to assess the POST chelation of toxic metals.

Common Conditions:

    • Chronic fatigue
    • Mental health disorders
    • Foggy memory
    • Impairment of vital organ systems
    • Toxicity
    • Allergies
    • Immune dysfunction
    • Thyroid dysfunction
    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Muscular skeletal conditions
    • Metabolic syndrome
    • Skin conditions

Test Method

ICP-MS

Analytes

14 toxic metals: Ag, Al, As, Ba, Be, Bi, Cd, Hg, Ni, Pb, Pt, Sb, Sn, Tl

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