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23 Jul

Selenium Test


Selenium is a trace element that is naturally present in many foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. It is nutritionally essential for humans, is a constituent of more than two dozen selenoproteins that play critical roles in reproduction, thyroid hormone metabolism, DNA synthesis, and protection from oxidative damage and infection


Technical Purpose:

Selenium tests are done to ensure one does not suffer from selenium deficiency, for men it also identifies infertility problems.


Test Process:

The test process is a normal blood test with no prior fasting required.


Test Outcomes:

High levels of selenium in your blood, defined as a concentration of more than 100 micrograms per deciliter, causes selenosis.



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