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ZINC PROTOPORPHYRIN

Mnemonic

FEP-WB

Synonym

FEP - Zinc Porphyrins Whole Blood - ZnPP® - ZPPH

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, one 3.0 mL lavender (EDTA) or 6.0 mL royal blue (EDTA) top tube

Handling

PROTECT FROM LIGHT during collection, storage and shipment. Do not separate the plasma from the red blood cells.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL Whole Blood

Transport

Refrigerate (2-8°C), protect from light

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed or frozen specimens

Stability

Ambient (18-26°C): 24 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 7 days; Frozen (≤ -20°C): Unacceptable

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Wed, Fri

Reported

24-72 hours

Method

Hematofluorometry

Reference Values

Reference Values

10-40 µg/dL

CPT Codes

84202

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:46 AM


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