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Test Code HGCU Mercury/Creatinine Ratio, Random, Urine


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of profile. For more information see:

HGUCR / Mercury/Creatinine Ratio, Random, Urine

HMUCR / Heavy Metal/Creatinine Ratio, with Reflex, Random Urine.


Secondary ID

608903

Useful For

Detecting mercury toxicity using random urine specimens

Method Name

Only orderable as part of profile. For more information see:

HGUCR / Mercury/Creatinine Ratio, Random, Urine

HMUCR / Heavy Metal/Creatinine Ratio, with Reflex, Random Urine.

 

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Reporting Name

Mercury/Creatinine Ratio, U

Specimen Type

Urine

Specimen Minimum Volume

1.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

Reject Due To

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of profile. For more information see:

HGUCR / Mercury/Creatinine Ratio, Random, Urine

HMUCR / Heavy Metal/Creatinine Ratio, with Reflex, Random Urine.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HGCU Mercury/Creatinine Ratio, U 13465-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
608903 Mercury/Creatinine Ratio, U 13465-0