Mercury Blood Test, from our experts to you.
Dr Sam Rodgers MBBS, MRCGP

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What is
mercury?

Mercury is a toxic heavy metal that, if exposed to high levels, can cause damage to the nervous system, brain, kidneys, lungs, and blood vessels. It can also result in many diseases, such as acrodynia, Hunter-Russell syndrome and Minamata disease.


How does mercury
exposure happen?

Mercury exposure can occur from eating fish, having certain dental filings, breathing contaminated air, and in industries involved in coal, gold, cement, steel, and battery production.


What is a
Mercury Blood Test?

Our Mercury Blood Test measures your mercury exposure. Our test can be influenced by eating fish because fish (particularly certain deep sea fish) may contain mercury. This test can help if you are worried about mercury exposure from your workplace or environment. It can be used by employers who are required to carry out biological monitoring for workers potentially exposed to mercury.


What's included?

Trace elements
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Mercury - blood Mercury is a toxic heavy metal that can damage the brain, nervous system, kidneys and lungs when the body is exposed to high levels.

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