Zinc


Test Information

Test Name

Zinc

Synonyms

Zn

Preferred Specimen

K2 EDTA Trace Element tube

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

3 days


Processing Information

Registration Code

ZN

Notes

  • Separate within 2 hours with sterile pipette
  • Haemolysis must be avoided
  • Plasma copper can be measured on the same sample
  • Plasma from a full micro EDTA tube is acceptable for paediatric patients

Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website