Test Catalog

Test ID: HMDB    
Heavy Metals Screen with Demographics, Blood

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detecting exposure to arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
ASBArsenic, BYesYes
PBHMBLead, BYes, (Order PBDV)Yes
CDBCadmium, BYesYes
HGMercury, BYesYes
DEMO6Patient DemographicsNoYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Porphyria (Acute) Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Heavy Metals Scrn with Demographics

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Arsenic (As)
As (Arsenic)
Cadmium (Cd)
Cd (Cadmium)
Heavy Metals
Heavy Metals Screen, Blood
Hg (Mercury)
Lead (Pb)
Mercury (Hg)
Metals Screen
Pb (Lead)