Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
SELENIUM - (P)
Test Code: SELN
Clinical Information:
Glutathione peroxidase should be ordered simultaneously to monitor nutritional requirement for selenium.  If stored more than 48 hours, store frozen.
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:


Plasma: 3.0 mL
Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:
Availability:
Within 4 Weeks
See Also:
More Information:
Separate within 30 minutes of collection and transfer plasma to metal-free container. Results may be falsely elevated if specimen is not separated within 30 minutes and/or hemolysis is present.  Store frozen.  Ship ambient or frozen to In-Common Laboratories.