Lead ZPP Panel Whole Blood 
Mnemonic LEADZPP
CPT 84202, 83655†, 85018†
Test Code 8004037
Synonyms Lead, ZPP venous
Test Includes Lead, Zinc Protophyrin (ZPP)
Specimen Whole Blood
Volume 3.0 mL whole blood
Container Lavender Top (EDTA) Tube
Special Instructions None required. Make sure the patient's age is included with the order.
Specimen Prep  
Storage Refrigerate
Transport Temp Room Temperature
Stability Rm Temp 24 hours
Stability Refrig 1 week
Stability Frozen DO NOT FREEZE
Methodology See individual tests
Rejection Criteria 1. If Serum is received for lead analysis. 2. If there is insufficient sample quantity to perform the analysis. 3.If specimen is clotted. 4.Do not accept specimens without proper identification. 
Reference Value See individual tests 
Performed/TAT Monday - Friday        
Comments Critical pediatric values of >45 ug/dL will be called to the health care provider according to established critical value procedures.