Selenium (Se) - red cells

Sample Requirements:

2 x navy blue top (EDTA) tubes

Postal Samples Acceptable:



1. Bates CJ, Prentice A, Birch MC, Delves HT. Dependence of blood indices of selenium and mercury on estimated fish intake in a national survey of British adults. Public Health Nutr 2007;10:508-517.
2. Whitehead TP, Robinson D, Hale AC, Bailey AR. Clinical chemistry and haematology: adult reference values. BUPA Medical Research and Development, London 1994.
3. Gowenlock AH. In: Varley’s Practical Clinical Biochemistry, 6th Edition. Heinemann Medical Books, Oxford, 1988 pp 562.
4. Miller NJ, Cole NN, Saffu P. ICPMS-derived reference intervals for nutritional trace elements in plasma, whole blood and red cells., Poster presented at the FOCUS Association for Clinical Biochemistry National Meeting, Glasgow, May 2010.

For further details please contact the laboratory at: