Lead, Blood

Additional Info:
Intended for medical diagnosis or monitoring purposes, suitable for both children and adults.

Methodology: Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry or Atomic Spectroscopy

Specimen Requirements:
1 tan-top (lead-free sodium heparin) tube (minimum: 1.0 mL of whole blood). Refrigerate specimen after collection.

• Heavy Metal Information form must be completed and sent with specimen.
• Royal blue-top (EDTA) Monoject® tube is also acceptable.
• Lavender capillary tube is also acceptable if necessary (minimum: 0.5 mL of whole blood).
• Clotted or viscous specimens are not acceptable.

Analytical Time: 1 day

Days Set Up: Monday through Friday

CPT Information:
83655 –

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