81455:ZINC (Zn), RBC

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81455:ZINC (Zn), RBC
Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS)
Edit Date: 8/2/2010
Performed: Sunday, Wednesday, Friday
Released: 1-4 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 84630-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 6 mL royal blue top tube trace-element K2 (EDTA).
Handling: Submit whole blood.
Stability: 72 hours ambient or 72 hours refrigerated. Unstable frozen.
Standard Volume: 3 mL whole blood.
Minimum Volume: 2 mL whole blood.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: Zinc has an important role in regard to growth, puberty, and wound healing.
Rejection Criteria: Hemolysis.

Reference Range:
138-245 umol/L