When to get tested?
Your doctor may recommend this test if you are having any symptoms of zinc deficiency. The symptoms are
- Repetition of infection
- Loss of appetite
- Loss of taste and smell
- Loss of hair
- Slow growth
- Problem in seeing in the dark
- Slow healing
- Hypogonadism in men
A blood sample will be drawn from a vein in your arm. A serum zinc test price is not high.
No special preparation is needed. A serum zinc test cost is reasonable.
Reference range may differ from laboratory to laboratory. It is better to consult with your doctor what the test result means for you. Also, you can book a serum zinc test online.