Test directory: Zinc

Ordering Code730
Test NameZinc
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerTrace Element EDTA (Royal Blue)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Trace Element Clot Activator (Royal Blue)
Optimum Volume2 mL
Collection InstructionsUse powderless gloves.
Handling InstructionsSeparate plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection and transfer to a plastic acid washed or metal free vial.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 5 Days
Refrigerated: 10 Days
Frozen: 1 Month
Rejection CriteriaHemolyzed, Non-metal free tube, Plasma/serum not separated from cells within 2 hours
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 10 Days
MethodologyInductively-Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

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