Heavy Metals and Trace Elements

For the measurement of metals and trace elements in body fluids our laboratory uses the latest technique of ICP-MS (inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry).

Our standard profile in urine includes:

  • Aluminium
  • Chrome
  • Iron
  • Manganese
  • Cobalt
  • Nickel
  • Copper
  • Zinc
  • Arsenic
  • Selenium
  • Molybdenium
  • Cadmium
  • Mercury
  • Lead

For urine testing 10 ml of a 24 h urine collection without additive is required. Please send 10 ml to our laboratory stating the 24 h urine volume on the request form.

Our standard profile in serum includes:

  • Aluminium
  • Chrome
  • Manganese
  • Cobalt
  • Nickel
  • Copper
  • Zinc
  • Arsenic
  • Selenium
  • Molybdenium
  • Cadmium

Shall you require testing for elements other than the ones listed, do not hesitate to contact us.

We also test for elements in hair.

Further information on relevant topics

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM)

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM)

Many diseases can now be successfully treated with the adequate medication. In order to achieve the desired effect, to minimize side-effects and to avoid over- as well as under-treatment, it may be essential to control the blood concentration of the administered medications.

Forensic Reports

Forensic Reports

Being accredited not only for forensic toxicological analyses but also for the interpretation of the results, we guarantee our customers the highest quality possible.

Vitamins

Vitamins

The serum analysis for vitamins is part of clinical toxicology and can provide important data for the treatment of medical conditions.

Analyses from A to Z

Analyses from A to Z

Here you can find the profiles of our analyses in alphabetical order - from A like Amphetamines to Z like Zopliclone.

ILAC-MRA
DAKKS
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