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Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
Identify cause of abnormal serum zinc level.
0-17 yrs: not established; >or=18 yrs: less than or equal to 967 mcg/24h
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect 24 hour urine in a clean, plastic container with no metal cap or glued insert and no preservative. Aliquot urine into a clean, plastic container with no metal cap or glued insert and refrigerate within 4 hours of completion of collection. Record 24 hour urine volume and collection dates/times on the request form. Collection must take place prior to or 48 hours after administering gadolinium-containing contrast media.