Specimen Requirements

Title

Lead and Zinc Protoporphyrin, Industrial Exposure

Specimen Requirement

Draw blood in a dark blue EDTA tube. Send 7.0mL whole blood (2.0 min) refrigerated. A completed lead requisition must accompany sample-refer to test appendix for copy.

Alternate Specimen: Lavender EDTA

Methodology

Stability

Refrigerated ONLY 7 days

Reference Range

By report*

Turnaround

2-4 days

Clinical Use

Test Code

LZP