Trace Minerals International (TMI) was founded in 1984. The laboratory specialized in toxic and nutrient metal testing of biological and environmental samples. TMI pioneered the metal analysis of animals (blood and fur analysis).


Why use Trace Minerals International Laboratory?

We work efficiently, providing results within a few days after samples arrived. We established strict process control limits to ensure data reliability. Our quality control and validation process assures quality and repeatability of results. Our excellent supporting staff is available to answer all your questions regarding tests. For us, the most efficient and easiest way to answer your questions in detail is via e-mail. Write us and we try to answer the same day.

Quality Control – TMI follows Standard Operating Procedures and adheres to a Quality Assurance Plan. Laboratory procedures follow CLIA, US EPA and WHO guidelines. TMI participates in audits and all data is kept for inspection for two years or more. TMI adheres to toxic metal limits in blood and urine as set by the Centers for Disease Control and other governing agencies. Instrument accuracy and precision is evaluated and maintained by qualified analysts.

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Dr. Montante MD – Nutritional Services

Dr. Montante worked as TMI's medical director until 2000, and has joined us again. He has practiced holistic medicine for decades, and is particularly experienced in evaluating laboratory tests. He is an expert in nutritional medicine.