Liver, Kidney (5 grams minimum)
Screen for trace minerals/heavy metals by inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP-OES). Assay includes chromium, copper, iron, manganese, molybdenum, selenium, zinc, aluminum, arsenic, cadmium, cobalt, nickel, lead, antimony, thallium, vanadium.
Samples must be received 2:00 pm Wednesday for inclusion in the Thursday test run.
Please be advised that tissues seared for bacterial culture will cause falsely elevated results. Submit tissues that have not been manipulated for culture.