The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Chromium (Blood)

Chromium (Blood)

Whole blood chromium is measured to assess the functioning of metal-on-metal hip prostheses. Please refer to MHRA medical device alert document MDA/2017/018.

Tube EDTA (Haem)
ID 29933
Availability Weekdays
Additional Information



Turn Around 7 days
Send to First Class Post to: Specialist Laboratory Medicine,
Block 46,
St James's University Hospital,
Beckett Street,
Leeds
LS9 7TF
Collection Con Sample collection with a stainless steel needle can lead to contmaination of the blood.
Sample REQ Whole blood. Store at 4C prior to sending.
Units nmol/L
Telepath CHRB1J
ICE Codes LCHRB