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About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • Clotted (red top)


Turnaround Time:

4 days


Investigation of zinc deficiency/monitoring of patients on nutritional support

PLEASE NOTE: this test is currently pending UKAS accreditation.

Reference ranges:

Age range Reference range (umol/L)
All ages/sexes 10.70 - 19.50

Results outside the reference range do not necessarily indicate disease. Similarly, results within the reference range do not preclude abnormality. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for discussion of individual patient results.



Other Comments:

For more information, please see the following: Zinc - Lab Tests Online

New method commenced 09/05/23. Reference range remains unchanged.