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Lead, blood

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB98

 

Synonyms: 

Lead, Venous Blood Pb

Methodology: 

Atomic Absorption

Schedule: 

Mon, Wed, Fri: cut off 2:00pm

Reported: 

1 week, 3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 1.0 mL Whole Blood in a Dark Green Top Tube
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Unacceptable conditions: Clotted samples are unacceptable

 

Reference Interval: 

< 5 ug/dL for all ages.

CPT Code(s): 

83655

Last Changed: 

8/24/2018 2:07 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/29/2017 11:07 AM