Product Code: LRbcSe
Process time: 5 to 7 business days
Process method: The methodology is by atomic absorption/ICP.
CPT code: 84255
Special instructions: None
Rejection causes: Specimen clotted.
Patient prep: None
Specimen volume: 1.5 mL Heparin RBC, washed 1x
Minimum volume: 0.5 mL
Collection container: Heparin tube
Transport container: Metal-free plastic transport tube
Transport instructions: Refrigerate or freeze
Collection instructions: Click here for PDF
Normal values: The expected values in our laboratory for Se are: RBC = 75 to 240 ug/L
Reference one: Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry, 3rd Ed. 1999, W. B. Saunders and Company, Chapter 30.
Reference two: Arnaud, J., etal.: Nutritional biological markers of deficiencies of zinc, copper, and selenium. Ann. Biol. Clin.,51:589-604, 1993.
Reference three: Arthur, J.R., Beckett, G.J.: Roles of selenium in type I iodothyronine-5Æ-deiodinase and in thyroid hormone and iodine metabolism. In: R.F. Burk, Ed. Selenium in biology and human health. New York, Springer-Verlag, 1994, pp. 93-115.
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