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Magnesium is second most common intracellular cation, which is after potassium. Magnesium is a key element in more than 300 enzyme processes. Serum magnesium should be tested when a patient could have deficiencies such as malnutrition, alcoholism, diarrhea (more are included). Some deficiency symptoms of magnesium include muscle cramps, weakness, vertigo, depression.
Zinc is an essential component in cellular processes such as DNA replication + transcription. Zinc is also a co-factor from over 300 enzymes. Over 25% of the world's population has a low or marginal zinc status (these symptoms can be mild). Some include loss of appetite/taste or increased susceptibility to infection.
Available at our clinic in London
Test Name: Mineral Screen Whole Blood Profile
GP Referral: GP Referral is included
Target Turn Around Time in working days: This private blood test profile for Mineral Screen
Test Inclusions: Whole Blood (serum and cells) Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium, Manganese, Zinc, Copper, Selenium, Chromium.
Special Instructions: Special instructions - Please call for any special instructions while we update this test.
Although we do offer a walk in service we advise that due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation that the named patient calls Patient Reception to check opening times before attending.
We Guarantee that you will receive your results in or before the stated number of working days of the longest test analysis within your pathology request. Our working days end at 5 pm. If you do not we will refund your money for the tests that are late.
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