FEP; Free Erythrocyte Porphryin; Porphyrins (FEP); Protoporphyrin, Free Erythrocyte (FEP); Protoporphyrins, Total, Erythrocytes; RBC Porphyrins; Red Blood Cell Porphyrins
Other Reference Test
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
0.5-1 mL Whole Blood
Whole blood collected in an EDTA (Royal Blue-Top) or EDTA (tan-top) are also acceptable. PROTECT FROM LIGHT.
Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks (Preferred); Frozen: 1 Month
1 mL Whole Blood
0.5 mL Whole Blood
PROTECT FROM LIGHT. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up daily.
Specimen should be tested for lead FIRST to avoid potential contamination problems. Specimens not protected from light acceptable with a disclaimer (need physician approval).