Inductively Coupled Plasma - Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)
Evaluate zinc toxicity.
0.55 - 1.50 mcg/mL. Toxic > 1.5 mcg/mL.
Hemolyzed sample may give elevated zinc levels.
- Zn, Serum
- ZINC LEVEL
Collect blood in a royal blue top (trace element) tube with no preservative (serum). Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial, and refrigerate.