Zinc intracellular (EDTA blood code ZNIZ)
The RBC test measures zinc in red blood cells. This test is useful for determining long-term zinc stores. In this way, measurements can be more accurate and not limited to measuring the zinc freely present in the blood.
This test goes into more depth than the conventional measurement. The RBC zinc test is a useful tool for anyone who wants to prevent conditions associated with zinc deficiency.
Conditions associated with zinc deficiency require such analysis because of their higher accuracy.
If you suffer from a condition such as dermatitis, visual acuity, poor wound healing, low testosterone production, sexual impotence, or growth retardation, you should take this test.
The concentration of zinc in red blood cells is also used to determine hyperthyroidism. It is usually used in clinics as a reliable marker for thyroid hormones.
The RBC zinc test is also recommended for people exposed to industrial zinc or nutritional disorders.
Hair loss, decreased resistance, fatigue, white spots on the nails and skin problems, night blindness, growth retardation, irritability? These can be the consequences of zinc deficiency.
It can also cause poor appetite because zinc deficiency reduces taste and smell.
Zinc is a water-soluble mineral and is needed in the construction of and proteins. Zinc, in combination with proteins, ensures the growth and renewal of our tissue. and Zinc is an indispensable mineral when it comes to a properly functioning immune system and plays a role in building and breaking down carbohydrates.
Zinc is part of the hormone insulin and is also involved in the synthesis of DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid), RNA (ribonucleic acid) and testosterone (hormones). Furthermore, the mineral zinc is also involved in the function of and vitamin A and and is needed to keep our skin, hair and nails healthy.