Mercury - Whole Blood (Red Cell) (Hg)

Mercury - Whole Blood (Red Cell) (Hg)


Estimated Turnaround Time: 11 Working days.
Sample Type: Blood
Fasting: Fasting not required
Profile Inclusions: analysis for this analyte only.
Regular price£148.15
Phlebotomy included
Collect 1481 Pathology Points worth £14.82 to put towards future testing.

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Order Securely Online.

Order your Mercury -Whole Blood (Red Cell) (Hg) Blood test safely and Securely Online, you'll be emailed a Pathology Passport.

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Make an appointment at your chosen Hospital, bring your Pathology Passport. You pay no extra for phlebotomy.

Results in 11 Working Days.

The target turnaround time for Mercury -Whole Blood (Red Cell) (Hg) is 11 working days - these will be sent to you by email.

This mercury blood test is used to detect/monitor excessive exposure to mercury or to detect unexplained neurological symptoms.

Chronic exposure symptoms could be: Psychological effects such as insomnia or delirium, rashes, swelling or cardiovascular issues. High levels of mercury in the body can have long term effects on the nervous system and organs.

This confidential blood examination for Mercury is accessible at all of the thirty one Spire clinics around the UK.

Included in every single order for Mercury are a Doctors Referral, all Phlebotomy fees (your blood taken at a Private Hospital), all laboratory fees and includes our GP comments.

Mercury and fish – what are the risks?

Mercury and fish – what are the risks?

With many of us making a conscious decision to eat less red meat, fish is featuring more on our plates as a healthy alternative source of protein, micronutrients, and good fats. But while fish may seem like a bit of a wonder food, there are concerns that increased levels of toxic mercury found in some types of fish could be putting our health at risk.

So, what should we be on the lookout for?

Check out our health articles for more on this...

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Inclusions: analysis for this analyte only.
Special Instructions: No Special Instructions.
Attendance Restrictions: No Special Attendance Restrictions.
Laboratory Notes: < 30
Sample Container: 1 x Lavender
Fasting: If fasting is required, it will be explained on your Pathology Passport. 8 hours fasting is sufficient when it is required.
Freezing Requirements
  • This Test does not have a Frozen Sample Requirement. This means that it is available in all of the 30+ Spire Locations that we work with.

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