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Chromium Blood Test

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The Chromium Blood Test is a specialized diagnostic tool used to measure the levels of chromium in the blood. Chromium is a trace element that plays a pivotal role in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins by enhancing the action of insulin. Abnormal levels of chromium can lead to various health issues, including diabetes and heart disease. The test is particularly beneficial for individuals who are exposed to chromium through their occupation or environment, or those experiencing symptoms related to chromium deficiency or toxicity.

At DNA Labs UAE, the Chromium Blood Test is available for 750 AED. The facility is equipped with state-of-the-art technology to ensure accurate and reliable test results. Conducted by a team of professional healthcare providers, the test involves a simple blood draw. Following the collection, the sample undergoes a comprehensive analysis to determine the chromium concentration in the blood. Results from the test can provide crucial insights into an individual’s chromium status, helping healthcare professionals to devise appropriate treatment or preventive measures.

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CHROMIUM BLOOD Test

Cost: AED 750.0

Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Test Details

The Chromium Blood Test is a medical test that measures the level of chromium in the blood. Chromium is an essential mineral that plays a role in metabolism and insulin function. It is found in certain foods and dietary supplements. This test is typically ordered to evaluate chromium deficiency or toxicity.

Chromium deficiency is rare but can occur in individuals with malnutrition, malabsorption disorders, or those on parenteral nutrition. Symptoms of chromium deficiency may include weight loss, impaired glucose tolerance, and neuropathy.

On the other hand, chromium toxicity is also rare but can occur in individuals who are exposed to high levels of chromium in occupational settings, such as in industries involving stainless steel or welding. Symptoms of chromium toxicity may include respiratory problems, skin irritation, and gastrointestinal issues.

Test Components and Sample Condition

  • Test Name: CHROMIUM BLOOD Test
  • Components: Chromium level measurement
  • Price: AED 750.0
  • Sample Condition: 4 mL (2 mL min.) whole blood from 1 metal free Royal Blue Top (K2EDTA) tube available from LPL. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Use powderless gloves during specimen collection.

Report Delivery and Test Type

  • Report Delivery: Sample Daily by 6 pm; Report Next day
  • Method: ICPMS
  • Test type: Industrial diseases

Doctor and Test Department

  • Doctor: Physician
  • Test Department: ATOMIC ABSORPTION

Pre Test Information

If Gadolinium or Iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.

Test Procedure

The Chromium Blood Test is usually performed by drawing a blood sample from a vein in the arm. The blood sample is then sent to a laboratory for analysis. The results of the test can help healthcare providers determine if there is a deficiency or toxicity of chromium in the body. It is important to note that the reference range for chromium levels in the blood may vary depending on the laboratory conducting the test. Therefore, it is best to consult with a healthcare provider to interpret the results accurately.

Test Name CHROMIUM BLOOD Test
Components
Price 750.0 AED
Sample Condition 4 mL (2 mL min.) whole blood from 1 metal free Royal Blue Top (K2EDTA) tube available from LPL. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE. Use powderless gloves during specimen collection.
Report Delivery Sample Daily by 6 pm; Report Next day
Method ICPMS
Test type Industrial diseases
Doctor Physician
Test Department: ATOMIC ABSORPTION
Pre Test Information If Gadolinium or Iodine containing contrast media has been administered, the specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.
Test Details

The Chromium Blood Test is a medical test that measures the level of chromium in the blood. Chromium is an essential mineral that plays a role in metabolism and insulin function. It is found in certain foods and dietary supplements.

This test is typically ordered to evaluate chromium deficiency or toxicity. Chromium deficiency is rare but can occur in individuals with malnutrition, malabsorption disorders, or those on parenteral nutrition. Symptoms of chromium deficiency may include weight loss, impaired glucose tolerance, and neuropathy.

On the other hand, chromium toxicity is also rare but can occur in individuals who are exposed to high levels of chromium in occupational settings, such as in industries involving stainless steel or welding. Symptoms of chromium toxicity may include respiratory problems, skin irritation, and gastrointestinal issues.

The Chromium Blood Test is usually performed by drawing a blood sample from a vein in the arm. The blood sample is then sent to a laboratory for analysis. The results of the test can help healthcare providers determine if there is a deficiency or toxicity of chromium in the body.

It is important to note that the reference range for chromium levels in the blood may vary depending on the laboratory conducting the test. Therefore, it is best to consult with a healthcare provider to interpret the results accurately.