Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Zinc,Plasma

Test Name: Zinc,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):



0-1 month:9.9-21.4 µmol/L
1-12 months:9.9-19.9 µmol/L
1-4 years:10.3-18.1µmol/L
5-8 years:11.8-16.4 µmol/L
Female 9-12 years:12.1-18.0 µmol/L
Male 9-12 years:11.6-15.4 µmol/L
≥13 years:9.4-15.0 µmol/L


Conventional Units:


0-1 month:647-1399 µg/L
1-12 months:647-1301 µg/L
1-4 years:673-1183 µg/L
5-8 years:771-1072 µg/L
Female 9-12 years:791-1176 µg/L
Male 9-12 years:758-1007 µg/L
≥13 years:617-979 µg/L



Concentration of Zinc 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: 2010-07-19
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
ZNP
 
Referred To:  

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