Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)
3 - 8 days
- Zn, Blood
- Zinc, Erythrocytes
- RBC Zinc
- Whole Blood Zinc
Royal blue (trace element) and/or Metal-Free aliquot tubes are available from MLabs (800-862-7284). Collect blood in a royal blue top (trace element) tube with EDTA (K2). Centrifuge and aliquot plasma into a metal-free tube within 2 hours of collection (KEEP red blood cells). Leave RBCs in original royal blue top tube (replacing original stopper).
Must be spun and aliquotted within 2 hours. Leave RBCs in original royal blue top tube (replacing original stopper)
Test sent to Quest Valencia.