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To assist in assessing for zinc deficiency or toxicity, monitor therapeutic interventions, and assist in diagnosing disorders related to healing and immune function.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
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|
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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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 October 17, 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 October 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425391/all/Zinc.
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