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Zinc, Erythrocytes

Test ID: ZN ERC

Test

Method

HR-SF-ICP-MS

Platform

High Resolution Sector Field Inductively Coupled Mass Spectrometry

Report Includes

Zinc (µg/L); Zinc (µmol/L)

Specimens

Erythrocytes

Test Location

London Health Sciences Centre, 339 Windermere Road, London ON N6A 5A5

Test Version

3-Jan-2022

Specimen

Specimens

Erythrocytes

Collection Containers

Preferred

BD 6 ml K2-EDTA Royal Blue Vacutainer (Reference # 368381)

Sample Volume

3.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Collection & Handling

Collection Instructions

Collect in contaminant-free tube.

Handling Information

Separate and transfer erythrocytes to a polypropylene transfer vial within 30 minutes. Store and send frozen.

Stability

Ambient 20 days
Refrigerated 15 months
Frozen 15 months

Test Version

3-Jan-2022

Performance / Interpretation

Method

HR-SF-ICP-MS

Platform

High Resolution Sector Field Inductively Coupled Mass Spectrometry

Turnaround Time

10 days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
Zinc µg/L
  • 0 - 12 y: 5194 - 11946≥13 y: 9026 - 15061
Zinc µmol/L
  • 0 - 12 y: 79 - 183
  • ≥13 y: 138 - 230

Test Location

London Health Sciences Centre, 339 Windermere Road, London ON N6A 5A5

Test Version

3-Jan-2022

Interface / Setup

HL7 Interface Codes

Order Code Result Codes Units
ZN ERC 35998Zinc,ERC,µg/L ug/L
36000Zinc,ERC,µmol/L umol/L
34500Trace Elements Reference Ranges

Test Version

3-Jan-2022