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Erythrocyte Porphyrin

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code ERYP
Performed by ARUP
Sendout? Yes
Method Fluorometry
Collection Instructions Wrap collection tube in foil to protect from light
Container type Lavender top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Sample type EDTA Whole blood
Preferred volume 1 mL blood
Min. Volume 0.5 mL blood
UCSF Rejection Criteria Clotted sample. Samples not collected in EDTA
Processing notes Refrigerate sample and protect from light. Ship refrigerated to China Basin.
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Clotted sample. Samples not collected in EDTA
Units µg/dL
Normal range 0-35 µg/dL
Synonyms Free Erythrocyte Protoporphyrin; FEP
Stability Refrigerated 2 weeks, frozen 1 month
Turn around times 3- 5 days
CPT coding 84202-90
Last Updated 5/22/2013 1:33:56 PM
Entry Number 1502
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