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948: Zinc Protoporphyrin (ZPP) Print View
Zinc Protoporphyrin (ZPP) FLUOROMETRIC  < 100  mcg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA Foil Wra 2 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 10 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood Hep Foil Wrap 2 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 10 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  
  WB EDTA Trace Metal FoilW   Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 10 Day(s)  
  Whole Bld Hep Tan Foil Wr   Refrigerated - 10 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  

Zinc protoporphyrin (ZPP) accumulates in erythrocytes as a result of chronic lead absorption or iron deficiency anemia.

2 mL (0.5 mL) whole blood collected in EDTA (lavender-top) tube.
Specimen should be foil wrapped. Protect from light.
Use a lead free tube if blood lead is also requested.

Rejection criteria: Frozen, clotted, or hemolyzed
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.






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