ZPP Test

The ZPP test checks the ZPP blood level.

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ZPP Test FAQ

What is a ZPP test?

A ZPP test measures the ZPP blood level.

Why is a ZPP blood test important?

The ZPP test is important because zinc protoporphyrin may help identify chronic lead exposure.

What type of specimen will I submit?

This ZPP 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 4 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 1, 2018

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ZPP Blood Test - More Information

The ZPP test, also known as a ZPP lab test and a zinc protoporphyrin test, measures the ZPP blood level.

Zinc protoporphyrin (ZPP) is a molecule found in red blood cells (erythrocytes) during abnormal states. More specifically, when the body has lead toxicity or a severe iron deficiency, it uses zinc instead of iron to form heme, resulting in the ZPP complex. As a result, in conjunction with the lead test, zinc protoporphyrin levels are sometimes used to screen for lead toxicity. The ZPP blood test can also by used as an alternative way to look for iron deficiency. Elevated ZPP levels are often the result of industrial exposure and are sometimes tested as part of OSHA requirements. Zinc protoporphyrin levels may also be found to elevated in the setting of aluminum toxicity as well as anemia of chronic disease in addition to being high in the setting of chronic lead exposure.

To get a ZPP test near you, simply order online and get your blood drawn at Quest Diagnostics. Once your ZPP lab results are ready, they will be available for download. As can be seen on the sample ZPP lab test report above, the results are reported as a number and can be compared against the reference range provided by the lab.

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