Test directory: Selenium

Ordering Code4169
Test NameSelenium
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerTrace Element Clot Activator (Royal Blue)
Other Specimen/ContainerTrace Element EDTA, Heparin or No Additive (Royal Blue)
Optimum Volume2 mL
Collection InstructionsPrior to collection:
Patient should refrain from taking vitamins or mineral supplements at least three days prior to specimen collection.
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge serum or plasma specimens within 1 hour of collection. Immediately separate serum or plasma specimens from the cells into trace element collection vial(s).
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 8 Hours
Refrigerated: 14 Days
Frozen: 30 Days
Rejection CriteriaGel barrier tube, Hemolyzed
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 10 Days
MethodologyInductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
SeleniumALLSee report.