Mercury, Blood

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: HG
POE DESCRIPTION: MERCURY; HG
CPT CODE: 83825-90
TURNAROUND TIME: 5-9 working days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Avoid seafood consumption 1 week prior to blood collection.

CONTAINER TYPE:

Dark blue top (EDTA) tube (Vacutainer® #369736) - or Dark blue top (heparin) tube (Vacutainer® #369735)

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: 2.0 ml EDTA whole blood
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.5 mL EDTA whole blood
REFERENCE RANGE: See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code 4873W

TEST SYNONYM(S):Hg, Blood