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Zinc, Serum

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NABL, ISO
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Overview
Test Results & Interpretations

Overview of Zinc, Serum

Test Description

Zinc test is conducted on a person to evaluate whether he/she has enough of this mineral in the body. Zinc is an important component which helps to strengthen the immune system. It also encourages the formation of protein and DNA (the genetic materials) in the cells.

Why Get Tested

You should get a zinc test done when you observe these symptoms:
• Weakened immune systems owing to which the person suffers from common cold frequently
• Wounds that refuse to heal
• Diarrhea
• Impaired growth (in children)
• Loss of Appetite
• Impaired sense of taste and smell




Precautions

  • No special preparation required

What Results of Zinc, Serum mean?

Interpretations

An adult man who is found to have less than 11 mg of zinc in his body is suffering from zinc deficiency. For women and children between 9 to 13 years, the average zinc content should be 8 mg, anything less than that denotes zinc deficiency. For infants between 7-12 months the average is 3 mg.


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