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Zinc Protoporphyrin (ZPP), Blood

Order Name ZPP REF
Test Number: 3603835
Revision Date 05/18/2015
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Zinc Protoporphyrin (ZPP), Blood
Hematofluorometry (H) 29763-0 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1 mL (0.2) EDTA Whole Blood Royal Blue - EDTA (Trace Element Free) Refrigerated
Alternate 1 1 mL (0.2) EDTA Whole Blood EDTA (Lavender Top) Refrigerated
Instructions Specimens No-Longer Need to be Protected from Light.
Unacceptable Conditions: Specimens not collected in EDTA. Clotted, frozen, or hemolyzed specimens.
Stability: Ambient: 30 hours; Refrigerated: 5 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable
Testing Schedule Mon-Fri 
Expected TAT 2-5 Days  
Clinical Use Exposure Monitoring 
CPT Code(s) 84202
Lab Section Reference Lab