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.

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
NY State Approved
No