Item Value
Test name Mercury, random urine
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Performed 5 days per week. Turn around 3-5 days.
Performed by Quest
Patient Preparation Patient should refrain from eating predatory fish such as swordfish, tuna and shark at least three days prior to specimen collection.
Normal range
Nonexposed ≥ 18 year olds ≤ 4 µg/g creatinine
Biologic exposure Index (preshift) ≤ 35 µg/g creatinine
Container type Urine cup
Amount to Collect See preferred volume
Collection Instructions Wash hands before sample collection. Wipe hand dry with lint free paper towel. Do not use recycled paper. Collect aliquot of the second morning urine.

For industrial monitoring, collect urine preshift.
Sample type Random urine (2nd void)

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667