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To assist in assessing for vitamin deficiency or toxicity, monitor therapeutic interventions, and assist in diagnosing disorders such as acrodermatitis enteropathica.
Serum collected in a trace element-free, royal blue-top tube.
(Method: Atomic absorption spectrophotometry)
|Age||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 0.153)|
|Newborn–6 mo||26–141 mcg/dL||4–21.6 micromol/L|
|6–11 mo||29–131 mcg/dL||4.4–20 micromol/L|
|1–4 yr||31–115 mcg/dL||4.7–17.6 micromol/L|
|4–5 yr||48–119 mcg/dL||7.3–18.2 micromol/L|
|6–9 yr||48–129 mcg/dL||7.3–19.7 micromol/L|
|10–13 yr||25–148 mcg/dL||3.8–22.6 micromol/L|
|14–17 yr||46–130 mcg/dL||7–19.9 micromol/L|
|Adult||70–120 mcg/dL||10.7–18.4 micromol/L|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Zinc." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425391/all/Zinc.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Zinc. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425391/all/Zinc. Accessed April 18, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Zinc. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425391/all/Zinc
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Zinc [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425391/all/Zinc.
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