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Blood Specimen Collection

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Zinc Protoporphyrin (ZPP)

Test Code: 948

Alternative Name(s): Free Erythrocyte Protoporphyrin, Protoporphyrin, Zinc, ZPPP

Methodology: Hematofluorometry

Clinical Significance: Zinc protoporphyrin is elevated in chronic lead poisoning and iron deficiency anemia. Its measurement is commonly included in screening for lead exposure, and in evalutation of anemia. This assay is not recommended for monitoring acute intermittent porphyria.

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Test Code: 5509

Alternative Name(s): Not applicable

Methodology: Enzymatic

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Alcohol, Ethyl (B)

Test Code: 443

Includes: Alcohol, Ethyl

Methodology: Alcohol dehydrogenase

Alternative Name(s): Alcohol, Ethyl

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Test Code: 805

Includes: Salicylate

Methodology: Enzymatic/Colormetric

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Test Code: 561

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

Clinical Significance: For diagnosis and monitoring of diabetes and insulin-secreting tumors.

Alternative Name(s): Fasting insulin, Immunoreactive insulin, Insulin level

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Cardio IQ® Omega-3 and -6 Fatty Acids

Test Code: 91734

Methodology: Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, San Juan Capistrano, CA. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Includes: Omega-3 (EPA+DHA) Index, Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio, EPA/Arachidonic Acid Ratio, Arachidonic Acid, EPA, DHA

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Glucose Tolerance Test, Gestational, 4 Specimens (100g)

Test Code: 6745

Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)

Clinical Significance: Plasma glucose levels may be abnormally high (hyperglycemia) or abnormally low (hypoglycemia). Glucose measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of carbohydrate metabolic disorders.

Includes: Fasting, 1-hour, 2-hours, 3-hour glucose

Alternative Name(s): 3 HR GTT (Pregnant - 4 Specimens); Gestational Glucose; Gestational GTT 4 Specimens

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Cortisol, A.M.

Test Code: 4212

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

Clinical Significance: Cortisol is increased in Cushing's Disease and decreased in Addison's Disease (adrenal insufficiency).

Alternative Name(s): N/A