3 - 8 days
Whole Blood Zinc
Looking to order a test?
We’ve provided helpful links to make ordering easy.Find a Requisition
All specimens should be accompanied by a requisition.Submitting Specimens
Learn about how to properly label and where to ship specimens.Order Kits and Supplies
MLabs provides all the supplies necessary for the collection of specimens.Test FAQ
Visit our provider FAQ and learn about common questions to ordering tests.
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect specimen in a royal blue top (trace element) tube with EDTA (K2). Send to Specimen Processing in a green bag. Specimen must be spun and aliquotted within 2 hours of collection.
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).