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Zinc

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Mayo

 

Test ID: 

LAB581

 

Methodology: 

Dynamic Reaction Cell-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (DRC-ICP-MS) Spectrometry (DRC-ICP-MS)

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Royal Blue Top Serum/Red label.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Serum; Plain, royal blue-top Monoject trace element blood collection tube(s)

Handling: Transfer serum to a 7-mL Mayo metal-free, screw-capped, polypropylene vial.
Unacceptable conditions: Specimens other than serum; Gross hemolysis; Gross icteric
Stability: Refrigerated (preferred): 14 days; Ambient: 14 days; Frozen:14 days

 

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

 

http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Specimen/8620

CPT Code(s): 

84630

Last Changed: 

8/15/2017 8:50:45

Last Reviewed: 

8/15/2017 8:50:52