Test Details

Mnemonic

ZPP

Ordering Code

1001550

CPT-4 Code(s)

84202

Specimen Information

Collect

Dark blue trace element EDTA

Specimen Preparation

Send 1.0 mL whole blood. PROTECT FROM LIGHT.

Alternate Specimen

Whole Blood: Lavender EDTA, K2EDTA

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed, clotted or frozen samples

Stability

Room temperature: 8 days
Refrigerated: 60 days
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology

Hematofluorometry
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Reference Range

0-69 ┬Ámol/mol heme
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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DUE TO A NATIONWIDE SHORTAGE OF DARK BLUE EDTA TRACE ELEMENT TUBES, WARDE LAB IS TEMPORARILY ACCEPTING LAVENDER EDTA TUBES.