Test Overview
Test Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Reference Range *

9.0-14.7 mg/L

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday - Saturday
Analytic Time

3 - 8 days

Soft Order Code
ZNRBC
MiChart Code
Zinc, Red Blood Cell
Synonyms
  • Zn, Blood
  • Zinc, Erythrocytes
  • RBC Zinc
  • Whole Blood Zinc
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Quest Valencia 6354
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

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).

Special Handling

Must be spun and aliquotted within 2 hours. Leave RBCs in original royal blue top tube (replacing original stopper)

Red Top Tube
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
4 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL whole blood
Additional Information

Test sent to Quest Valencia.

Billing
CPT Code
84630
Fee Code
AA259
NY State Approved
No