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  • Food and Waterborne Illnesses and Laboratory Testing

     Food and waterborne illnesses known as food poisoning are conditions brought about by drinking or eating water or food that’s contaminated by the toxins of microbes they produce. In most cases, the cause of gastrointestinal issues like diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting, and nausea. There are lots of non-infectious causes of illnesses instigated by contaminated water

  • Testing For Heavy Metals

    A heavy metals panel is used to detect and measure the level of different types of heavy metal in the body. Tests like these are usually conducted using urine or blood. However, the lab may use hair, fluid, or body tissue, as well, depending on the purpose of the test. Most labs have a variety

  • Lead Poisoning Dangers And Lab Testing Methods

    A preventable condition caused by environmental exposure, lead poisoning can produce lasting health implications, particularly in kids. When lead is present at exceptionally high levels, death can occur. Elevated levels of lead in the blood is how lead poisoning is detected. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that over 500,000 kids in