|Description||A trace metal important in protein synthesis and many enzymatic reactions.|
|Indication||Deficiency or toxicity suspected
|Additional Info||Breast milk zinc levels are often requested in cases of Acrodermatitis Enteropathica|
|Interpretation|| Plasma zinc may be affected during an acute phase reaction important to measure CRP in such cases.
|Collection Conditions|| For paediatric samples 0.5mL heparinised blood would be suitable|
|Min. Vol||1 mL|
|Ref. Range (Male)||9.8 - 17.9|
|Ref. Range (Female)||9.8 - 17.9|
|Ref. Range (Paed)||Age-dependant|
|Ref. Range Notes||Reference range was altered from 1st March 2007|
|IP Acute TAT||Refer to Website|
|IP Routine TAT||Refer to Website|
|GP Acute TAT||Refer to Website|
|GP Routine TAT||Refer to Website|
Originally edited by : JHH. Review due on 09/04/2019 07:57:56. Published By on 09/04/2018 07:57:56.