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Zinc protoporphyrin

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB1085

 

Synonyms: 

FEP Free Erythrocyte ZPP Zinc Protoporphyrin

Methodology: 

Quantitative Hematofluorometry

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Ref Lavender Wb Refrig.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Lavender (EDTA); Royal blue, (EDTA), tan (EDTA), or pink (K2 EDTA).
Unacceptable conditions: Specimens not collected in EDTA. Clotted, frozen, or hemolyzed specimens
Stability: Ambient: 30 hours; Refrigerated: 5 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Lead Poisoning and Iron Deficiency Anemia.

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/0020605

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

CPT Code(s): 

84202

Last Changed: 

8/15/2017 7:35:45

Last Reviewed: 

8/15/2017 7:35:58