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Toxic and Essential Elements

Elements are the basic building blocks of all chemical compounds, and human exposure to them occurs both from natural and anthropogenic sources. Many elements are considered nutrients and are essential for the proper functioning of the body. These are generally divided between macrominerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium and zinc, and trace minerals including selenium, iodine, boron and molybdenum.

Conversely, there are a number of elements that are toxic to the human body, interfere with its functioning and undermine health—such as mercury, lead, cadmium, aluminum, and arsenic. These toxic metals have no known physiological functions. They can be toxic to organ systems and may disrupt the balance of essential nutrients. Toxic metals and essential element status can be assessed in urine, blood, feces and hair.

Doctor's Data has always employed the best-available techniques as a specialist and pioneer in essential and toxic elemental testing. In fact, we were one of the first clinical reference laboratories in the world to employ ICP-MS and high-resolution ICP-MS for elemental analysis.

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Compare Elements Profiles

  Whole
Blood
Elements
Serum
Elements
Red Blood
Cell (RBC)
Elements
Urine Toxic
and
Essential
Elements
Urine Toxic
Elements
Fecal
Metals
Hair
Elements
Hair Toxic
Elements
Aluminum        
Antimony      
Arsenic  
Barium      
Beryllium      
Bismuth      
Boron          
Bromine                
Cadmium  
Calcium      
Cesium          
Chromium        
Cobalt        
Copper    
Fluoride                
Gadolinium          
Germanium            
Gold              
Iodine/Iodide              
Iron        
Lead  
Lithium          
Magnesium      
Manganese      
Mercury  
Molybdenum        
Nickel    
Palladium          
Phosphorus        
Platinum    
Potassium        
Rubidium              
Selenium      
Silver          
Sodium          
Strontium          
Sulfur            
Tellurium          
Thallium  
Thorium        
Tin        
Titanium            
Tungsten      
Uranium    
Vanadium        
Zinc      
Zirconium              

Comprehensive Blood Elements

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Creatinine Clearance

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Fecal Metals

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Hair Elements

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Hair Toxic Element Exposure Profile

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Red Blood Cell (RBC) Elements

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Serum Elements

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Urine Essential Elements

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Urine Mercury

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Urine Toxic & Essential Elements

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Urine Toxic Metals

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Whole Blood Chromium & Vanadium

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Whole Blood Elements

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