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Trace elements

Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

TestTrace elements
Common AbbreviationsZN, CU, SELE
ProfileIncludes zinc, copper and selenium
Tube typeBrown clotted serum, gel barrier
Clinical IndicationUsed in the monitoring of patients with GI disorders and those receiving nutritional suppport. They may also be measured in cases of suspected deficiency and toxicity.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeSerum
Minimum Volume1mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time7 days
LaboratorySt James's University Hospital Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7TF 0113 206 6063
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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