Micronutrient, Molybdenum, Blood

The Micronutrient, Molybdenum, Blood test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

Clinical Significance
Micronutrient, Molybdenum, Blood - Molybdenum is an essential trace element. In anemia, molybdenum concentration decreases in both erythrocytes and plasma. Toxic doses can cause anemia and abnormal copper metabolism.

Patients must be 18 years of age or greater.

Patient Preparation
Patient should refrain from taking mineral supplements 3 days before specimen collection and from eating legumes and leafy vegetables 2 days before specimen collection.

Reference Range(s)
≥18 years    <2.2 mcg/LReference range not available for individuals <18 years for this micronutrient test.

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