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Lead, Venous

Centralized Core Laboratory - : Special Chemistry

Test ID :
LEADV
Test Workstation :
SCYEL
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Tan top EDTA (Lead Free) Tube
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL (minimum 0.2 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen rejected: Clotted, Specimen collected in gel separator tube
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Mon-Fri (0800-1600)
Methodology:
Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry
Special Instructions:
Wash the collection site well with soap and water before cleansing with Chlorhexadine wipe. Notify lab if patient is being chelated. Please call the Laboratory as soon as possible if a clinical situation warrants testing outside of routine hours. Testing outside of routine hours requires Pathologist approval and is subject to staff availability.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-4870
TAT:
3 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: 0.0-3.4 ug/dL
CPT Code:
83655
Synonyms:
Pb

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