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3272: Erythrocyte Protoporphyrin (EP) Print View
Erythrocyte Protoporphyrin(EP) FLUOROMETRIC  < 70   

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA Foil Wra 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s) See COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS./// 
ALTERNATE
  Whole Bld Hep Tan Foil Wr   Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)  
  WB EDTA Microtainer   Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)  
  WB NaHep Trace Metal Foil   Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)  
  Whole Blood Hep Foil Wrap 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)  
  WB EDTA Trace Metal FoilW   Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)  

Erythrocyte Protoporphyrin (EP) testing is used by the clinician to assist with detection and diagnosis of iron deficiency anemia, iron deficiency without anemia, and inflammatory conditions that impact heme synthesis and porphyrinopathies.

Protect from light: use foil wrapping or amber tubes
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
84202

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Patient's age must be provided.






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