Zinc Protoporphyrin Whole Blood 
Mnemonic ZPP
CPT 84202
Test Code 3555160
Synonyms ZPP
Test Includes  
Specimen Whole Blood
Volume 1.0 mL
Container Lavender Top (EDTA) Tube
Special Instructions None required.
Specimen Prep Do NOT centrifuge. Do NOT freeze.
Storage Refrigerate
Transport Temp Refrigerated
Stability Rm Temp 30 hours
Stability Refrig 5 weeks
Stability Frozen Unacceptable
Methodology Hematofluorometry
Rejection Criteria Reject if serum is submitted instead of whole blood.  
Reference Value 0 - 69 µmoL ZPP/moL Hem 
Performed/TAT Monday - Friday    2 - 7 days    
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