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Nickel Urine Test

Nickel Urine Test

£79.00

A test to measure the levels of nickel in your urine.
Urine sample 3 biomarkers included Results estimated in 17 working days from sample receipt at lab
Nickel Urine Test
Nickel Urine Test
Nickel Urine Test

What's included?

Biomarker profiles

  • Kidney Health
  • Trace Elements

Kidney Health (1 Biomarker)

Trace Elements (2 Biomarkers)

From the expert

Nickel can be found in alloys, particularly nickel/copper and nickel/chromium, in the manufacture of stainless steel, coins, magnets, chemical and food process equipmentpolishing or other processes on stainless steel and nickel alloy articles, welding of nickel and alloys and when using welding rods containing nickel, the electroplating industry, pigments for paint, pottery, glass and plastics and catalysts in the chemical industry. Nickel is also often found in jewelery.


Nickel come into contact with the body in two ways; through breathing in dust and fumes containing nickel or from contact with the skin. Exposure to nickel can cause irritation of the skin and eyes, allergic reactions in the skin and respiratory tract, asthma, inflammation of the lungs and cancer of the lungs and nose.


The most common harmful health effect of nickel in humans is an allergic reaction. Approximately 10-20% of the population is sensitive to nickel.

Dr Sam Rodgers MBBS, MRCGP
Chief Medical Officer

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Dr Sam Rodgers - Chief Medical Officer

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Your personal health centre

Your personal health centre

Discover the easy way to track your health through our online portal, my.medichecks.com. View your results with doctor's advice, monitor any changes over time and see the improvements you can make to your health with simple lifestyle changes.

Questions? Let us help
Questions? Let us help

Questions? Let us help

Our customer care team is on-hand to help you find the test that's right for you. Get in touch via phone, live chat or email.

Important

Our tests are not a substitute for seeing your doctor, especially if you are suffering symptoms. Our doctors will interpret your results based on the information you have provided, but will not diagnose, consult or provide any treatment. You will be advised to see your doctor for any necessary follow-up action.