SELENIUM, SERUM

Selenium is an essential element found in many over the counter vitamin preparations because its anti-oxidant activity is thought to be anti-carcinogenic. Selenium deficiency targets cardiac muscle leading to Cardiomyopathy. This assay is useful for monitoring Selenium replacement therapy specially patients with no functional bowel, on parenteral selenium supplementation.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    If Gadolinium or Iodine containing contrast media has been administered, specimen should not be collected for 96 hours Use only specified containers available from LPL.
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample Daily by 6 pm; Report next day
  • Components:
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