Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 28, 2023 @ 9:13 am


Lead, Capillary

  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • 0.5 mL (Min:0.3 mL) Whole blood in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Invert 10 times to prevent specimen clotting.
    Stability: If the specimen is drawn and stored in the appropriate container the lead values do not change with time.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimens collected/transported in tubes other than Lavender Pediatric (EDTA) or Trace Element Free Transport Tube.
    Heparin anticoagulant or clotted specimens.
Stability:Ambient: 24 Month(s); Refrigerated: 24 Month(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
Reported:2-8 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83655
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : <=4.9 ug/dL

For medical purpose only. Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry. If contamination is a concern repeat testing. Questions can be directed to laboratory. Test developed and validated by Interpath Laboratory.
  • 76043 - LEAD, CAPILLARY
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