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Zinzino Dry Blood Test

Certified test kit

The Zinzino Dried Blood Spot Test is certified to comply with the European regulation 98/79/EB on in vitro diagnostic (IVD) medical devices. This means the test and all its components are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and so the Kit has the CE mark on it.

What we measure

The test measures 11 fatty acids, including saturated, monounsaturated (Omega-9) and polyunsaturated (Omega-6 and Omega-3) fatty acids. Individual fatty acid values are shown in the table and expressed as percentages of the total fatty acids measured. For comparison in the table, the average range for each fatty acid (based on data obtained from a large group of balanced people) is presented as Target Value. The following fatty acids are measured:

Palmitic acid, C16:0, saturated fatStearic acid, C18:0, saturated fatOleic acid, C18:1, Omega-9Linoleic acid, C18:2, Omega-6Alpha-linolenic acid, C18:3, Omega-3Gamma-linolenic acid, C18:3, Omega-6Dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid, C20:3, Omega-6Arachidonic acid (AA), C20:4, Omega-6Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), C20:5, Omega-3Docosapentaenoic acid (DPA), C22:5, Omega-3Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), C22:6, Omega-3