Item Value
Test name Mercury, 24 hour urine
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Test run Tuesday-Saturday. Turnaround: 2-5 days.
Performed by Quest
Patient Preparation The patient should not eat predatory fish such as tuna, swordfish and shark for at least 3 days prior to sample collection.
Normal range
Normal ≥ 20 µg/L (Varies w/diet)
Toxic ≥ 150 µg/L
Container type Acid washed 24 hour urine collection container

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Amount to Collect Entire 24 hour urine output
Collection Instructions Click here for detailed instructions for collecting samples for Trace Metals
Sample type 24 hour urine collection

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