Zn (Zinc)

LABOKLIN Service ID: 34

  • Marked zinc deficiency causes parakeratosis of the skin and mucous membranes. In cats, coat changes are mainly described. Serum zinc levels are not necessarily decreased in case of zinc responsive dermatosis.
  • Farm animals: Zinc deficiency leads to reduced feed conversion and performance depression, changes in skin and claws, parakeratosis (especially in small ruminants) as well as growth retardation and fertility disorders (incl. underdeveloped reproductive organs).


serum or heparin plasma 0.5 ml




1 day