Zinc

 

Alternative names, keywords

Zn

Samples required

Clotted blood (gold cap, 5 mL tube). Smaller tubes are available for paediatric samples.

Avoid contamination.

Test indications

 

Reference range

11 - 24 µmol/L

Deficiency is associated with loss of taste, skin rash, poor wound healing.

Turnaround time

7 days

Enquiries

Biochemistry (Special Chemistry)