Item Value
Test name Selenium, plasma
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Test performed Tuesday and Friday. Turnaround time: 2-4 days.
Performed by Quest
Patient Preparation Patient should refrain from taking vitamins or mineral supplements at least three days prior to specimen collection.
Normal range
< 2 years 16-71 µg/L
2-3 years 40-103 µg/L
4-16 years 55-134 µg/L
> 16 years 63-160 µg/L
Container type Navy blue top (EDTA) tube
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Collection Instructions Be sure to gently mix the specimen promptly after phlebotomy.

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Sample type EDTA plasma

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667