Elemental Analysis

An Assessment of Nutrient and Toxic Elements

Why Use Elemental Analysis?

Elemental Analysis evaluates patients for recent toxic element exposure and assesses nutrient mineral status. This assessment allows clinicians to provide targeted treatment for patients by identifying and correcting toxic-element exposures and replenishing nutrient minerals.

Effective for Patients Experiencing:

Research suggests that nutritional shortfalls or toxic exposure may be at the root of many chronic conditions. Patients that can benefit from Elemental Analysis testing may experience symptoms, such as:

  • Mood Disorders
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
  • Fatigue
  • Chronic Pain/Inflammatory Conditions
    • Musculoskeletal
    • Migraine

About Elemental Analysis

The vast majority of chemical reactions governing cellular processes are regulated by enzymatic reactions. Enzymes usually require mineral cofactors in order to function.

Toxic elements, on the other hand, can interfere with enzymatic reactions and disrupt cellular activities. Thus, both nutrient insufficiencies and toxic excesses can have a significant impact on health.

The complete Elemental Analysis profile offers:

  • Elemental Markers with colorimetric reporting, signaling key areas of concern for:
    • Nutrient Elements
      • Chromium
      • Copper
      • Magnesium
      • Manganese
      • Potassium
      • Selenium
      • Vanadium
      • Zinc
    • Toxic Elements
      • Lead
      • Mercury
      • Arsenic
      • Cadmium
      • Tin

A version of Elemental Analysis is also available as an add-on to our innovative NutrEval® profile. The comprehensive assessment of the nutritional biochemical pathways in the NutrEval provides additional information to further customize the treatment plan for mineral supplementation and toxic- element clearance.

  • NutrEval® FMV – Comprehensive nutritional evaluation offering the amino acid assay in urine
  • NutrEval® Plasma – Comprehensive nutritional evaluation offering the amino acid assay in blood

Test Type: Blood Test

Analyte List
Antimony
Arsenic
Cadmium
Chromium
Copper
Lead
Magnesium
Manganese
Mercury
Potassium
Selenium
Thallium
Tin
Vanadium
Zinc
CPT Codes  
Cadmium 82300
Copper 82525
Lead 83655
Magnesium 83735
Manganese 83785
Mercury 83015
Potassium 84132
Zinc 84630
Specimen Requirements
2ml packed red blood cells from NaHep tube provided in kit