Centralized Core Laboratory:Special Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: ZINC SCYEL

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Dark blue (trace metal) tube

Collection Volume: 7.0 mL (minimum 3.0 mL)

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Mon-Fri (0800-1600); STAT

Methodology: Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry

Special Instructions: To prevent contamination of the specimen, the stopper should not be removed when filling tube with blood. If using a syringe, transfer the blood directly into the tube, without removing the top, using a blood transfer device.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8484

TAT: 4 hours

Additional Info: Reference range:

0-5 days= 65-140(male) 65-140(female)
1-5 years= 67-118(male) 67-118(female)
6-9 years= 77-107(male) 77-107(female)
10-14 years= 76-101(male) 79-118(female)
>14 years= 64-104(male) 60-101(female)

CPT Code: 84630

Synonyms: Zn

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