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).

Red Top Tube
Red Top Tube
Special Handling

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

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