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.

Test Limitations

Hemolyzed sample may give elevated zinc levels.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Weekly

Analytic Time

4 hours

Soft Order Code

ZINC

MiChart Code

Zinc

Synonyms

Synonyms

Zn, Serum
ZINC
ZINC LEVEL

+ See More

Laboratory

Chemical Pathology

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.

Specimen Requirements

Offsite 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.

Container

Trace Element Tube - Serum

Normal Volume

1 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL serum

Billing Information

Fee Codes


CPT Code

84630

LOINC

5763-8

Have More Billing Questions?

Explore our helpful billing resources:

Billing Resources


Billing FAQ