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ZINC

Item Value
Approval req'd? no
Available Stat? No
Test code ZNS
Performed by? Reference Laboratory - ARUP web page for Zinc, serum.
Sendout? yes
Price range $
In House Availability Routine: Monday - Saturday
Container type Royal blue tube with no anticoagulant
Amount to Collect 5 mL
Sample type Whole blood
Min. Volume 1 mL
Special instructions Separate serum from red cells as soon as possible.
Stability Once separated from red cells, stable indefinitely.
Turn around times 1 - 3 days
References
CPT coding 84630
Last Updated 11/2/2009 11:50:15 AM
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