What are the blood mercury levels indicative of mercury toxicity?

Updated: Nov 05, 2018
  • Author: David A Olson, MD; Chief Editor: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS  more...
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Whole blood mercury levels are usually less than 2 mcg/dL in unexposed individuals, although individuals with a high dietary fish intake may be an exception.


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