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Arsenic (Urine + Blood)

Blood Sciences Test


EDTA Blood or Random Urine



Test Usage

Arsenic is the 20th most common element in the earth’s crust and is found in most living organisms and in low concentration in water. Because a high urine level can be due to non-toxic organic arsenic found in relatively high concentrations in fish and shellfish, a high result should be repeated 2-3 weeks after abstaining from seafood. Industrial exposure to toxic inorganic arsenic occurs in users of arsenical pesticides and in the metal and marine paint industries.


Referred test

Turnaround Time

2 weeks

Can be added on to an existing request up to 1 day following sample receipt

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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