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Zinc Protoporphyrins, Blood

Performing Laboratory

Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML)

Methodology

Hematofluorometric

Specimen Requirements

Draw blood in a Royal blue top tube (metal free EDTA) or lavender-top (EDTA) tube, and send 3mL (minimum volume:  0.5 mL) of EDTA whole blood refrigerated.

 

Alternate:

Sodium heparinized or citrated whole blood (green, royal blue metal free heparin or blue top tube).

Reference Values

23-78 mol/mol

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday - Friday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84202