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ID:939 Glutathione peroxidase
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DescriptionA marker of selenium status that is less affected by inflammation than serum selenium. Not routinely available. Please contact the lab to discuss indications for testing.
IndicationNot routinely available. Please contact the lab to discuss indications for testing. Persistently low serum selenium particularly if CRP is raised.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

InterpretationLow activity is suggestive of selenium deficiency.

Ref. Range (Male)15-50
Ref. Range (Female)15-50
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsiu/g (Hb)

Other Help:National Laboratory Medicine Handbook

IP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
IP Routine TAT- Not Defined -
GP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
GP Routine TAT- Not Defined -
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : RB. Last edited on 16/12/2014 14:07:19. Published By RB on 16/12/2013 14:07:19.