Test Catalog
Zinc, Serum
  • CPT Code: 84630
  • LOINC:
  • Specimen Type: Clot royal blue trace element clot tube
  • Frequency: Setup: Mon-Sat; analytic time 1 day
  • Instructions: 0.8mL serum from royal blue trace metal without additives. Pour serum into metal free vial within 4 hours.(supply T173). Min 0.3mL. Ref.
  • Text: Normal serum zinc is 0.66 mgc/mL to 1.10 mcg/mL. Hemolyzed specimens will cause false elevation of serum zinc levels. Do not use pipet to transfer specimen. Do not ream with wooden sticks. Allow to clot 30 minutes prior to centrifugation. Components: Z0210 Zinc, S; Z0211 Zinc, S.
  • Methodology: Dynamic Reaction Cell-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (DRC-ICP-MS)