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Chromium and Cobalt, Whole Blood Test


* This is not a home test kit. You will need to visit a local lab for testing.



This test is used to identify ion build-up caused by metal-on-metal (MoM) implants.

Metal poisoning occurs when toxic levels of metal accumulate in the body, causing damage to tissue, bone and the nervous system. People can be exposed to high levels of metal through their environment and diet, but also through metallosis, a type of metal poisoning as a result of a hip or knee implant.

Recommended For:

Those who have had a hip or knee replacement.

Special Notes:

No special preparation is required.

Tests Included:

Chromium, Blood (6085)
Cobalt, Blood (35417)
Chromium and Cobalt, Whole Blood (738770)

Estimated Turn Around For Results:

2-10 Business Days

For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.

Get Tested In Three Easy Steps

  • Step 1 - Order Your Test

    Choose your tests, checkout securely, generate your lab order.

  • Step 2 - Visit The Lab

    Find a location in your area. Print and present your Doctor’s order at the lab.

  • Step 3 - Get Your Results

    In most cases your lab results are available in your confidential Personalabs account in 24-48 hours.

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