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Selenium

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
SEL
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
Trace Metal with AliquotTrace Metal with Aliquot
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Notes:

 

 

LAB STAFF NOTE : The Reference Lab will only receive aliquots which are sent in a metal-free aliquot tube (see container picture above).  Sample must be decanted by pour-off (do not use plastic pipettes). 

Frequency:
Fortnightly
Result Turnaround Time:
3 weeks
Reference Interval:

Children:

        <1 yr         0.2-1.4 umol/L

        1-5 yrs      0.4-1.4 umol/L

        5-18 yrs    0.5-1.4 umoll/L

 Adults:             0.8-1.4 umol/L

Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Spin and separate plasma.

External Laboratory:
Alfred Hospital
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