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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeBZN
Method

ICP-MS

External Price$0.00(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Patient Specimen6.0mL K2 EDTA (Royal Blue)
Paediatric Specimen1.0 mL
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsMinimum of 1 ml of whole blood.
Aliquot Transport to CHLAmbient
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Lipids, Trace Metals
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0317 | x80317
Turnaround Time1-5 working days
Reference Interval

57 - 107 umol/L

To convert zinc umol/L to ug/L mulitply by 0.065

For example 100 umol/L - 6.5 mg/L (ppm)

Interpretation

Zinc in whole blood is 10 times that of plasma so changes in zinc status shows up in the plasma first, which is the recommended specimen. However the specimen must be separated within 4 hours so whole blood zinc is useful when separation is not possible within this time frame.

Delphic Number Test Number8878

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