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Comprehensive Toxic & Essential Elements Profile


Comprehensive Toxic & Essential Elements Profile


A comprehensive assessment of heavy metals and toxic elements.

Toxic elements can significantly increase our risk of developing conditions like dementia, infertility, diabetes and cancer. They are also known to cause damage to the liver, kidneys and brain, as well as the cardiovascular, nervous and endocrine systems.

Essential elements are only healthy when they are within optimal ranges. Nutrients like copper, iodine, magnesium, selenium and zinc are critical for enzymes that synthesise neurotransmitters and activate hormones. Bromine and lithium, while not currently classified as “essential” elements, have been shown to play a positive role in health but are also potentially toxic at excessive levels.

Heavy metals and essential elements affect different systems of the body, so they can’t all be measured in the same body fluid. This test uses dried blood spot and dried urine dependent on the marker and its most scientifically appropriate medium.

Additional Information

Sample collection: Please do not collect test kit samples if you have, or suspect you have or are caring for someone that has, or is suspected of having COVID-19. Please wait 7 days after symptoms subside before collecting your sample.

If you have any questions, our wonderful customer services team are on hand.


Dried Urine:

  • Iodine
  • Bromine
  • Selenium
  • Lithium
  • Arsenic
  • Cadmium
  • Mercury
  • Creatinine

Blood Spot:

  • Zinc
  • Copper
  • Ratio: Zn/Cu
  • Magnesium
  • Selenium
  • Cadmium
  • Lead
  • Mercury

Sample report

Test instructions

Sample type: Bloodspot, Dried Urine
Turnaround time: 6 working days
Lab: ZRT Laboratory