Test Overview
Test Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Test Usage

Evaluate zinc toxicity.

Reference Range *

0.55 - 1.50 mcg/mL. Toxic > 1.5 mcg/mL.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Limitations

Hemolyzed sample may give elevated zinc levels.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Weekly
Analytic Time

4 hours

Soft Order Code
ZINC
MiChart Code
Zinc
Synonyms
  • Zn, Serum
  • ZINC
  • ZINC LEVEL
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Drug Analysis
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect blood in a royal blue top (trace element) tube with no preservative (serum). Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial, and refrigerate.

Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum
Billing
CPT Code
84630
Fee Code
33295
LOINC
5763-8
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