Test Directory

Zinc, Serum

Print this page

Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Zinc, Serum
Synonym(s)
Zinc
Test ID
ZNS
General Information
Useful for:
Detecting zinc deficiency
Specimen Type
Plasma
Specimen Requirements
Royal Blue
Stability
Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days METAL FREE CONTAINER
Ambient 28 days METAL FREE CONTAINER
Frozen 28 days METAL FREE CONTAINER
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus Reject
Methodology
Dynamic Reaction Cell-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (DRC-ICP-MS)
Estimated TAT
1-3 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
84630
Minimum Sample Volume
0.2 mL
Reference Range
0-10 years: 0.60-1.20 mcg/mL
> or =11 years: 0.66-1.10 mcg/mL
Performing Lab
Mayo
LOINC Code(s)
5763-8