Heavy metal exposure/toxicity

Key Information

Appropriate Tests

 

Blood and/or urine measurements of relevant heavy metal as appropriate.

See also Forensic toxicology.

Arsenic

Arsenic urine.

Cadmium

Heavy metals urine (Cadmium).

Copper

Copper, Copper urine.

Iron

Iron studies for assessment of acute toxicity.

See also Iron toxicity - acute

See Hereditary haemochromatosis and Haemosiderosis for chronic iron overload.

Lead

See Lead poisoning.

Manganese

Manganese.

Mercury

Mercury urine.

Thallium

Heavy metals urine (Thallium).