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Test Name: Protoporphyrin, RBC

Test Code(s): RBCPP / HCRBCPP

Test Description: Link: http://aruplab.com/guides/ug/tests/0020610.jsp

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.


Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions: Royal Blue top tube with EDTA antigoagulant is available from UWHC Client Services (B4/220) at 608.263.7060.

Collection Container: Preferred: Lavender top
Also Acceptable: Royal blue top (with EDTA anticoagulant)

Specimen Processing: CRITICAL-protect whole blood from light during collection, storage, and transport.


Interpretation

RBC Protoporphyrin zinc FEP ZPP EP whole blood porphyrins

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