Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Selenium,Plasma

Test Name: Selenium,Plasma
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Trace Elements
Specimen Type: Reference number 368381 - HMMS# 11073 - 6mL K2-EDTA Royal Blue Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: TRACE ELEMENT COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS
Requisition: TRACE ELEMENTS REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Batched analysis
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: SI Units (Reported on Patient Chart):

0-12 months:0.72 -1.21 µmol/L
1-5 years:1.22-1.82 µmol/L
6- 9 years:1.28-2.04 µmol/L
≥10 years:1.33-2.03 µmol/L


Conventional Units:

0-12 months:56.9-95.6 µg/L
1- 5 years:96.4-143.8 µg/L
6-9 years:100.8-161.4 µg/L
≥10 years:105.3-160.4 µg/L


Concentration of Selenium is much higher in erythrocytes than in plasma or serum. The results of these elements in plasma or serum may be falsely elevated if not separated within 30 minutes and/or hemolysis is present.
Effective Date: 2010-02-01
Revised Date: 2014-11-17
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Find Interpretive Comment and Clinical Information here:
Special Processing:  
Comments: Reference Ranges are based on Non-Occupationally exposed population.
Method of Analysis: High Resolution Sector Field Inductively Coupled Mass Spectrometry
HR-SF-ICP-MS
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
SEP
 
Referred To:  

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