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ZIN24 / 003434L
ZINC, 24-HOUR URINE

Test Code ZIN24 / 003434L 
Test ZINC, 24-HOUR URINE 
Methodology Inductively-Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) 
Description Useful in the evaluation of zinc exposure, the evaluation of low serum zinc levels, and the evaluation of compliance in oral zinc therapy of Wilson disease 
Specimen 5 mL (minimum volume: 1.7 mL) aliquot from a 24-hour urine collection. Collect in a clean, plastic urine container with no preservative. For multiple collections, see "Urine Preservatives". Mix well, measure and send aliquot at room temperature. Indicate 24-hour volume on the requisition form. For additional collection information, see "Urine Collection". 
Reference Values Environmental exposure:
100 - 900 g/g creatinine
150 - 1200 g/24 hours 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Tuesday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 82570  Creatinine
84630  Zinc

Special Instructions