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Test Name

Zinc

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CPT Code(s)**

84630
**IMPORTANT: CPT Code is informational only; obtain the Test Code for ordering.

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) or Atomic Spectroscopy

Reference Range(s)

≤5 Months 26-141 mcg/dL
6-11 Months 29-131 mcg/dL
12-23 Months 31-120 mcg/dL
2-3 Years 29-115 mcg/dL
4-5 Years 48-119 mcg/dL
6-9 Years 48-129 mcg/dL
10-13 Years 25-148 mcg/dL
14-17 Years 46-130 mcg/dL
Adult 60-130 mcg/dL

Clinical Significance

Zinc is an essential element involved in a myriad of enzyme systems including wound healing, immune function, and fetal development. Zinc measurements are used to detect and monitor industrial, dietary, and accidental exposure to zinc. Also, zinc measurements may be used to evaluate health and monitor response to treatment.

Alternative Name(s)

ZN, Plasma

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

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

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