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Test Compendium


Test Code

  • 6100

Test Synonym

  • Zinc, Serum/Plasma

Minimum Volume

  • 0.6 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma


  • Royal Blue Top- EDTA Additive, Royal Blue Top- No Additive, Metal Free Transfer Tube- Serum or Plasm


  • Ambient

Turn Around Time

  • 5 days

CPT Codes

  • 84630
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 2 mL Plasma (preferred) from Royal Blue (w/EDTA) or Serum from Royal Blue transferred to a metal free transport tube

Additional Information

  • Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube OR royal blue-top without EDTA Separate serum from cells within 45 minutes of collection and transfer to a metal free plastic transport tube. Plasma may be separated immediately and transferred to a metal free plastic transport tube for shipment to the laboratory.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days