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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • ZINC, RBCS

Test Code

  • 3071

Test Synonym

  • ZINC RBC, ZN

Minimum Volume

  • 0.3 mL

Specimen Type

  • Red Blood Cells

Primary Container

  • Royal Blue Top- EDTA Additive

Transport Temp

  • Refrigerated

TAT

  • 2 days

Specimen Requirements

  • 1 mL RBCs Royal Blue top tube(Trace metal-free, EDTA) Rejection criteria: Rcvd room temp, lavender tube

Specimen Retention

  • Centrifuge and separate Plasma within two hours of collection. Leave RBCs in original collection container and replace stopper.