Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Zinc Protoporphyrin,Whole blood

Test Name: Zinc Protoporphyrin,Whole blood
Alternate Name(s): ZPP
Laboratory: Trace Elements
Specimen Type: Reference number 368381 - HMMS# 11073 - 6mL K2-EDTA Royal Blue Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: TRACE ELEMENT COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS

Requisition: TRACE ELEMENTS REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Monday - Friday
0800 - 1600 h
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: SI Units (Reported on Patient Chart):
Zinc Protoporhyrin 0-70 µmol/mol haeme suggests Normal or no Lead exposure.

Elevated levels (>70 µmol/mol haeme) indicate Lead exposure.
Effective Date: 2010-07-02
Revised Date: 2012-11-20
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Find Interpretive Comment and Clinical Information here:
Special Processing:  
Comments: Reference Ranges are based on Non-Occupationally exposed population.
Method of Analysis: Proto Fluor
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
ZPP
 
Referred To:  

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