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ID:223 Zinc
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DescriptionA trace metal important in protein synthesis and many enzymatic reactions.
IndicationDeficiency or toxicity suspected
Additional InfoBreast milk zinc levels are often requested in cases of Acrodermatitis Enteropathica
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

Interpretation Plasma zinc may be affected during an acute phase reaction important to measure CRP in such cases.

Ref. Range (Male)9.8 - 17.9
Ref. Range (Female)9.8 - 17.9
Ref. Range (Paed)Age-dependant
Ref. Range NotesReference range was altered from 1st March 2007
Unitsumol/L


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Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : JHH. Last edited on 09/04/2019 07:57:56. Published By on 09/04/2018 07:57:56.