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Metals and Poisoning

  • Lead Level, Blood Adult Blood Test

    Use:  Test is used to evaluate the concentration of lead in the blood. Exposure to lead may cause damage to brain, organs, and nervous system. Lead and organic lead compounds have numerous commercial and industrial...

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  • Heavy Metals Profile Blood Test

    Use: Testing for heavy metals. Heavy metals like lead, mercury and arsenic can cause infertility, anemia, psychological changes, irreversible brain, bone marrow and kidney damage if not eliminated from the body in time...

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  • Zinc Blood Test

    Use: This test is used to detect zinc deficiency as well as monitor exposure to zinc.  Zinc is an essential element associated with promoting immune function, fetal development and wound healing.  Measurements of...

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  • Mercury Blood Test

    Use: This test is used to monitor exposure to mercury. Acute and chronic mercury poisoning affects the kidneys, central nervous system, and the gastrointestinal tract. The three telltale symptoms of mercury poisoning are...

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  • Copper Blood Test

    Use: The Serum Copper is used to test for Wilson's disease. However, the test is used more frequently to monitor the nutritional supplementation of copper, especially when copper deficiency is indicated due to ongoing...

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  • Isocyanates Profile Blood Test

    Use:  This test measures levels of TDI, MDI, and HDI. TDI, MDI, and HDI are three of the most frequently used isocyanates in industry.   The isocyanates are used primarily as starting materials for a variety of...

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  • Chromium and Cobalt, Whole Blood Test

    Use:This test is used to identify ion build-up caused by metal-on-metal (MoM) implants.   Metal poisoning occurs when toxic levels of metal accumulate in the body, causing damage to tissue, bone and the nervous system...

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  • Mercury Urine Test

    Use: This test is used to monitor exposure to mercury, primarily inorganic mercury. Monitor exposure to mercury (primarily inorganic mercury). Some organic forms of mercury, including phenylmercury, are metabolized to...

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  • Aluminum Blood Test

    Use: Monitor patients for prior and ongoing exposure to aluminium.   Patients at risk include: Infants on parenteral fluids, particularly parenteral nutrition Burn patients through administration of intravenous albumin,...

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  • Zinc Protoporphyrin (ZPP) Blood Test

    Use: This test is used to screen for and monitor chronic exposure to lead in adults.   Recommended For: Those who are exposed to lead in the work place. Special Notes: No special preparation is necessary prior to...

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  • Arsenic Exposure Profile, Urine Test

    Use: Arsenic commonly causes toxicity due to excess amounts in the drinking water in certain regions worldwide or due to industrial exposure. Toxicity can cause vomiting, dehydration, anemia, nervous dysfunction, elevated...

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  • Heavy Metals Panel with Cadmium, Random Urine Test

    Use:This test is used to screen for, detect, and monitor excessive exposure to the following heavy metals: arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury. This test also includes creatinine.   Symptoms of metal poisoning may...

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  • Arsenic Blood Test

    Use: Arsenic commonly causes toxicity due to excess amounts in the drinking water in certain regions worldwide or due to industrial exposure. Toxicity can cause vomiting, dehydration, anemia, nervous dysfunction, elevated...

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  • Copper, 24 Hour Urine Test

    Use: This test is a measurement of the metal copper excreted in a 24 hour urine collection. Increased urinary copper excretion may occur in Wilson disease or with chronic active hepatitis; Wilson disease and chronic active...

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  • Cadmium, Blood Test

    Use: This test is used to monitor recent or acute exposure to cadmium. Cadmium poisoning through industrial exposure to inorganic cadmium fumes may produce fatigue, coughing, chest pain, a burning sensation in the throat,...

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  • Zinc 24 Hr Urine Test

    Use:  Zinc deficiency is usually accompanied by decreased urine zinc excretion. Zinc deficiency, however, may be in part due to excess urine losses, especially in cirrhosis, hemolytic anemias, sickle cell disease,...

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    Metals and Poisoning

    Have you been exposed to a heavy metal in your workplace? Personalabs is here to help, offering screenings for excessive exposure to certain heavy metals, including testing for lead, mercury, arsenic and iron toxicity. These tests will evaluate the levels of these toxic metals by blood or urine sample.
    If you are interested in testing for heavy metal toxicity, it is recommended you refrain from eating any seafood or seaweed prior to heavy metal testing as these foods elevate concentrations and may affect the results.

    In addition, there are standard blood tests that help diagnose heavy metal toxicity and evaluate its severity. These include a complete blood count (CBC), a urine analysis and liver function tests.

    Symptoms vary, depending upon certain factors such as the type of metal, how much metal, the length of exposure, the person’s age and their general state of well-being. Some symptoms to excessive heavy metal exposure include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, numbness, tingling of hands and feet, weakness, fatigue, anemia, kidney and liver damage, brain dysfunction, memory loss, irritation in the lungs, horizontal lines on nails (known as Mees lines) and behavioral changes.

    You are able to process limited amounts of heavy metals. However, large volumes can accumulate in your liver, kidneys, lungs and brain and can be fatal. Exposure to some metals can even increase your risk of developing cancer and can impact the production of red and white blood cells in your body. Additionally, women who are pregnant can pass metals to their baby during childbirth or while breastfeeding.
    If you think you have been exposed to a heavy metal, get tested with Personalabs today!