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Test Code PBPRO Lead Protoporphyrin Profile

Collection Container

Tan

Specimen Required

Whole Blood

Other Acceptable Specimen Types

Trace Metal tube with EDTA

Specimen Volume

6 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Special Handling Instructions

Submit original metal free tube, protect from light

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 14 days, Refrigerated: 14 days

Reasons for Rejection

Specimen clotted

Methodology

Lead by atomic absorption spectrometry (AAS),
ZPP by fluorometry

CPT Code

83655 84202

LOINC Code

5671-3