Selenium (Se) - hair


The significance of hair selenium was first noted in the study of Keshan disease; low hair selenium suggests inadequate intake. Hair selenium can be use to monitor supplementation. High levels are see in overexposure to selenium. Some anti-dandruff preparations and shampoos contact selenium, and their use may influence the result.

Patient Instructions:

Only available within our hair mineral and toxic element screen.

Included in Profiles:

Hair element analysis


Hair_Mineral_Analysis.pdf (Click to Download)

Sample Report:

rep-hair-analysis.pdf (Click to Download)

Sample Requirements:

Use hair mineral analysis profile

Postal Samples Acceptable:


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