Test Overview
Test Usage

Zinc is an essential element involved in a myriad of enzyme systems including wound healing, immune function, and fetal development. Zinc measurement are used to detect and monitor industrial, dietary, and accidental exposure to zinc.

Reference Range *

< 6 months: 26 - 141 mcg/mL, < 12 months: 29 - 131 mcg/mL, < 2 years: 31 - 120 mcg/mL,
< 4 years: 29 - 115 mcg/mL, < 6 years: 48 - 119 mcg/mL, < 10 years: 48 - 129 mcg/mL
< 14 years: 25 - 148 mcg/mL, < 18 years: 46 - 130 mcg/mL, >= 18 years: 60 - 130

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday - Saturday
Analytic Time

3 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
SZNP
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Quest Valencia (945)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in Royal blue top (trace element) tube with EDTA (K2). Specimen must be spun and aliquotted within 2 hours of collection. Aliquot into acid washed, metal free screw capped aliquot tube and refrigerate. (Tube with RBC's is no longer required to be sent as well)

Normal Volume
2.0 mL plasma
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL plasma
Additional Information

Test sent to Quest Valencia.

Billing
CPT Code
84630
Fee Code
AA380
NY State Approved
No