Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 20, 2020 @ 9:13 am


Lead, Capillary

  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • 0.5 mL (Min:0.3 mL) Whole blood in Lavender (EDTA) Micro. Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Patient Preparation: Clean puncture site well with soap and water before collection procedure begins.
    Specimen Preparation: Invert specimen 10 times to prevent clot formation.
    Stability: If the specimen is drawn and stored in the appropriate container, the lead values do not change with time.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Frozen Whole Blood
  • Heparin Anticoagulant
  • Specimens collected in tubes other than Lavender Pediatric(EDTA).
    Specimens transported in containers other than Lavender Pediatric (EDTA) or Trace Element-Free transport tubes.
    Venous whole blood
  • Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Reported:2-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83655
  • 90300 - LEAD, CAPILLARY
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