Health Professionals

The Public Analyst’s Laboratory provides an analytical service for the analysis of blood, serum and urine for Trace Elements and Heavy Metals

The Public Analyst’s Laboratory, Dublin is accredited by the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 2nd Edition “General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories”. The laboratory Registration Number is 099T and the Schedule of Accreditation is available on the INAB website www.inab.ie. The laboratory provides an analytical service only. No clinical issues are considered and no interpretation of results will be reported by the laboratory.

Sample must be submitted with a completed hospital or doctor’s requisition form or a letter stating the patient’s full name, date of birth and at least one other unique personal identifier, e.g. hospital laboratory number, patient chart number etc. and the name and address of the person to whom the result should be sent. In the case of a 24- hour urine sample the total volume excreted should be stated.

Test Available

Assay

Specimen

Analytical   fee € (Nett)

Aluminium

Serum

40

Copper

Serum/Urine

35

Lead

Blood

35

Manganese

Blood

35

Mercury

Blood/Urine

80

Selenium

Serum

80

Zinc

Serum

35

Last updated 21/07/2017