Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
ZINC - (P)
Test Code: ZN
Clinical Information:
 Test performed at: St. Boniface Hospital, Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:


Plasma: 2.0 mL
Pediatric Plasma: 0.5 mL
Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:
  Lower  μg/L Upper  μg/L   Lower  μmol/L Upper  μmol/L
 Not age specified: 654 1308      10.0 20.0
Deficiency               < 523                      < 8  
Availability:
Within 1 Week
Analysis performed weekly.
See Also:
More Information:
Pour off plasma into metal-free polypropylene vials.  Store refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to seven days or at -20°C for up to three months.