Test directory: Zinc, RBC

Ordering Code7695
Test NameZinc, RBC
AliasZinc, Packed RBCs
Preferred SpecimenRed Blood Cells
Preferred ContainerEDTA Trace Metal-Free (Royal Blue-Top) Tube
Optimum Volume1 mL
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge to separate plasma from RBC's and discard plasma. Transfer RBC's into a trace element and metal-free aliquot container.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Ambient
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 7 Days
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: Not Stable
Rejection CriteriaClotted, Moderate Hemolysis
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time7 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
Zinc, RBCALLSee report.