Laboratory Test Detail

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


Lead, Blood

  • One Royal Blue (EDTA)
  • 6 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Royal Blue (EDTA). Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • Stability: If the specimen is drawn and stored in the appropriate container, the trace element values do not change with time. Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable
Rejection Criteria:
  • Clotted Specimen
  • Heparinized specimens
  • Serum
  • Specimens collected in tubes other than Royal Blue (EDTA).
    Specimens transported in containers other than Royal Blue (EDTA) or Trace Element-Free transport tubes.
  • Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Reported:2-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83655
  • 93001 - LEAD, BLOOD
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