EP Blood Test

The EP test checks the EP blood level.

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EP Blood Test FAQ

What is an EP test?

The EP blood test measures the EP (erythrocyte protoporphyrin) blood level.

Why is an EP blood test important?

The EP test is important because erythrocyte protoporphyrin levels can help assess iron deficiency anemia and lead poisoning.

What type of specimen will I submit?

This EP Blood Test is a blood test.

Do I need to fast to take this test?

Fasting is not necessary.

How long does it take to get test results?

It typically takes 5 business days or less.

Accesa Labs does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All users should consult with a medical provider for specific health concerns.

Last updated on August 28, 2018

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EP Blood Test - More Information

The EP test, also known as an erythrocyte protoporphyrin test and an EP lab test, measures the EP blood level.

The EP blood test is sometimes used clinically to help evaluate lead poisoning. In the setting of these conditions, EP blood levels are typically elevated and it is often ordered in conjunction with the lead test and the ZPP blood test. EP lab testing can also help in identifying iron deficiency and anemia of chronic disease.

To get an erythrocyte protoporphyrin test at a lab near you, order online and get blood drawn at Quest Diagnostics. Once the EP blood test lab report is ready, it will be available for electronic download. As can be seen on the sample EP lab report above, the EP blood levels are reported as a number and can be compared against the reference range provided by the lab. This particular erythrocyte protoporphyrin test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by FDA although this assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

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