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Lead with Zinc Protoporphyrin

Components

Name Method Department Units
Lead with XZZP Inductively coupled plasma/ mass spectrometry
Quantitative Hematofluorometry
Core Lab, Metals

Battery Members

Lead and Zinc Protoporphyrin

Specimen Requirements

Whole blood

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Royal blue (EDTA)

7 mL 7 mL
Alternate

Purple tube (EDTA)

6 mL 6 mL
Alternate

Purple tube (EDTA)

Micro sample tube 1 mL
Alternate

Tan - metal free (EDTA)

7 mL 7 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 30 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 2 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Mix by gentle inversion immediately after collection
  • Do not centrifuge
  • Do not freeze
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Centrifuged specimen
  • Clotted specimen
  • Gross hemolysis
  • Frozen specimen
  • Wrong collection tube

Comments

For Lead testing only:  Contact Laboratory Services (1-800-934-6575 or 614-722-5477) for STAT analysis.  STAT analysis is NOT available for Zinc Protoporphyrin testing.

CPT Code

  • 84202
  • 83655