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Test ID HGRC Mercury/Creatinine Ratio, Random, Urine


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of profile. See HGRCR / Mercury/Creatinine Ratio, Random, Urine or HMCRU / Heavy Metal/Creatinine Ratio, with Reflex, Urine.


Useful For

Detecting mercury toxicity in random urine specimens

Method Name

Only orderable as part of profile. See HGRCR / Mercury/Creatinine Ratio, Random, Urine or HMCRU / Heavy Metal/Creatinine Ratio, with Reflex, Urine.

 

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Reporting Name

Mercury/Creatinine Ratio, U

Specimen Type

Urine

Specimen Minimum Volume

3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of profile. See HGRCR / Mercury/Creatinine Ratio, Random, Urine or HMCRU / Heavy Metal/Creatinine Ratio, with Reflex, Urine.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 7 p.m.

 

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
HGRC Mercury/Creatinine Ratio, U 13465-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
48546 Mercury/Creatinine Ratio, U 13465-0

NY State Approved

Yes