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ZINCP / NEZPP-M
ZINC PROTOPORPHYRIN, BLOOD

Test Code ZINCP / NEZPP-M 
Test ZINC PROTOPORPHYRIN, BLOOD 
Methodology Hemafluorometry 
Description Useful for evaluating and diagnosing iron deficiency, and monitoring treatment and environmental intervention of chronic lead poisoning. 
Specimen Draw blood in a royal blue-top (EDTA) tube, and send 1.0 mL (minimum: 0.1 mL) of EDTA whole blood refrigerated. SPECIMEN CANNOT BE FROZEN. 
Reference Values <70 umol ZPP/mol heme

See "Porphyrinogens, Porphyrins, and Porphyrias". 

Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 84202  

Special Instructions