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Mercury

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Also known as: Hg (chemical symbol)
Formal name: Mercury, Urine and Blood

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To detect excessive exposure to mercury

When to Get Tested?

When you have signs and symptoms of mercury poisoning or have been exposed to mercury; to monitor occupational exposure to mercury

Sample Required?

A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm and/or a urine collection

Test Preparation Needed?

None