Blood Metals Panel

Test Details

Lab Company: Quicksilver Scientific
Sample Type: Blood
Collection Location: In Lab (Phlebotomy Required)

The Quicksilver Blood Metals Panel assesses toxic metal exposure and nutrient metal imbalances/deficiencies.   

🔑 Key Details 📦 Shipping
Preparation & Timing 📊 Results
🧪 Collection Instructions 📚 More Resources
💳 Requisition & Payment
💬 Questions?

Key Details 

  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist. 
    • Information about scheduling a blood draw can be found HERE
    • You may need to pay a separate fee for phlebotomy.
  • Do not eat seafood or fish products for 72 hours prior to your blood draw. 
  • Avoid chelating agents, such as EDTA, ALA, and glutathione, for 7 days prior to testing.
  • Samples must be shipped Monday - Wednesday only.

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Preparation & Timing

  • Sample collection must be performed by a phlebotomist, Monday - Wednesday only. 
    • Information about scheduling a blood draw can be found HERE
  • Do not eat seafood or fish products for 72 hours prior to your blood draw. 
    • You may continue to take fish oils.
  • You do not need to fast prior to your blood draw.
  • Avoid chelating agents, such as EDTA, ALA, and glutathione, for 7 days prior to testing.

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Collection Instructions

  1. Bring the test kit and completed test requisition form to your blood draw appointment.
    1. Schedule your appointment for Monday - Wednesday only.
  2. The phlebotomist will collect, prepare, and ship your sample for you.
    1. You only need to collect 1 tube of blood for this test.
    2. You can view the phlebotomist collection instructions HERE

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Requisition & Payment

  • Your kit has been prepaid. You may need to pay a separate fee for phlebotomy.
  • Instructions on how to fill out your requisition can be found HERE.
    • Since you pre-paid for your tests, you do not need to fill in the payment information on any of these forms.

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Shipping

  • The phlebotomist will ship your sample for you using the materials provided in the test kit.
  • Samples must be shipped Monday - Wednesday only.

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Results

  • Results should be released to your provider about 3 weeks after samples are received at the lab. We cannot guarantee processing time. 
  • Your provider will notify you when your results are in and schedule a follow-up appointment for you to review them together. 
  • Your provider may choose to release your results to you. Rupa cannot release your results without provider authorization.

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More Resources

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Questions?

For general questions, email Rupa Health at support@rupahealth.com. For test-specific questions, contact Quicksilver Scientific by calling 1-303-531-0861 or chatting with support