Days Set Up
Analytic Time

4 hours

MiChart Code
Soft Order Code

Test Updated:


Zn, Serum

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Atomic Absorption.

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.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

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

Trace Element Tube - Serum
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.