Investigation : Zinc
Specimen type : Serum
Spec container : Serum or serum gel 
Volume required : 5 ml
Reference range : 12 - 25 µmol/l
Turnaround : <5 days

Reference Range
Plasma/Serum Zinc 12 - 25 umol/L
Deficiency<6.0 associated with reduced immune function and poor wound healing.
Toxicity>40.0 may lead to renal toxicity.

NB Plain Serum is the preferred sample type

Additional information on serum zinc and its clinical use can be found here: serum zinc.

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