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Another method to measure a larger part of the body is to use moveable detectors that scan over a person lying on a bed or large detectors that almost completely cover the body. The measurement time is dependent on the equipment used and on the examination and may vary between 1 and 30 minutes. One important potential source of error in whole-body measurements is the background radiation. Present everywhere, this radiation has its origin in radioactive materials in the ground and in cosmic radiation.
This demands that the radioactive element in question emit γ-radiation, since it is not possible to detect particle radiation outside the body. In its simplest form, whole-body counting can be performed by placing a radiation detector close to the body and measuring the signal from the detector. It is, however, desirable to register radiation from a large part of the body; therefore this setup is often used in certain geometries, such as arch- or chair-geometry. In archgeometry, the person to be measured is placed on an arch-shaped bed and the detector is placed in or near the center of curvature of the arch.
Designing a zinc stable-isotope study is dependent on questions asked concerning zinc. Isotopes can be administered orally and/or intravenously, and there are three possible isotope tracers used: 67Zn, 68Zn, and 70Zn. 62%. Oral tracers alone can be used in studies concerned with bioavailability or other dietary factors such as mineral interactions, and can be useful as estimates of zinc absorption, although there are inherent problems with this technique. The inclusion of an intravenous tracer in combination with an oral tracer vastly improves the information obtained from the study, and is crucial for establishing more detailed compartmental models, determining a better and simpler estimate of zinc absorption, and confirming data obtained with the use of oral tracers.