Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Selenium,Tissue

Test Name: Selenium,Tissue
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Trace Elements
Specimen Type: Fresh or frozen tissue is acceptable.
Collection Information: TRACE ELEMENT COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS

Minimum of 0.3 mg of fresh or frozen tissue.

Be careful not to contaminate the sample.

Needle biopsies are also acceptable in formalin.

*If fixed in formalin, please send an extra tube of formalin.
Requisition: TRACE ELEMENTS REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Batched analysis
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: Liver:
1.39-10.7 nmol/g


** Reference range is tissue dependent.
Effective Date: 2010-05-10
Revised Date: 2013-06-03
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Used to monitor biological Selenium activity from nutritional intake or environmental exposure.


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
SET
 
Referred To:  

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