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Test Code Z1092 Zinc, Serum

Additional Codes

Supplemental Test Code Ordering Mnemonic
Z1092 ZINC

Performing Laboratory

Spectrum Health, Downtown Campus

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Royal blue-top Monoject® trace element blood collection tube(s)

Specimen Volume: 2 mL (pediatric: 1 mL) of serum


Note: Remove serum from cells within 4 hours by pouring serum into a Mayo metal-free, polypropylene vial, avoiding transfer of the cellular components of blood. Do not insert a pipet into the serum to accomplish transfer, and do not ream the specimen with a wooden stick to assist with serum transfer.

Specimen Transport Temperature


Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Reference Values

0.65-1.05 mcg/mL