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4877R: Zinc RBC Print View
Zinc RBC ICP/MS  9 - 14.7  mg/L 

PRIMARY
1 WB EDTA Trace Metal 3 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood Heparin 3 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood Heparin Tan 3 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
  WB NaHep Trace Metal   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood EDTA 3 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Whole Bld Heparin Lithium   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  

Zinc is an essential element involved in a myriad of enzyme systems including wound healing, immune function, and fetal development. Zinc measurements are used to detect and monitor industrial, dietary, and accidental exposure to zinc. Also, Zinc measurements may be used to evaluate health and monitor response to treatment.

Red Blood Cells "Trace Metal":
1. Use the royal blue-topped "Trace Metal" evacuated tube (Becton-
Dickinson catalog #367736) with EDTA for RBC trace metal testing.
Hemolysis is absolutely undesirable.
2. Send whole blood samples in the royal blue EDTA "Trace Metal"
evacuated tube or pipette the well-mixed blood into a
transfer tube closed tightly to avoid leakage. Royal blue "Trace
Metal" evacuated tubes and transfer tubes are available from
Client Supply.
3. Indicate "whole blood" on the tube. Red blood cells will be
separated at the testing site.

Transport temperature: Room temperature
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
84630

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
This test is not approved for the testing of patient samples from New York State. Rejection Criteria: Clotted, Moderate hemolysis





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