Zinc Protoporphyrin

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Also known as: ZPP; ZP; Free Erythrocyte Protoporphyrin; FEP
Formal name: Zinc Protoporphyrin

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To screen for and monitor chronic exposure to lead; as an aid in the diagnosis of iron deficiency in children

When to Get Tested?

When you have been chronically exposed to lead, or when your doctor suspects lead poisoning

Sample Required?

A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?

No test preparation is needed.