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Lead, Blood

Order Code CH295
Turnaround Time 48-72 hours
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Whole blood
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

Royal blue EDTA

Preferred Specimens
Minimum Volume (uL)
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Transport at Room Temperature
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 5 days
Refrigerated 14 days
Frozen 60 days
Reject Criteria

Clotted specimen

Special Instructions

Collection material such as alcohol swabs should be lead-free. Use powderless gloves. Once washed, fingers must not come into contact with any surface. Clean skin (area for venipuncture) with lead-free alcohol swab prior to puncture. Avoid worksite collection.

Test Details
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) or Atomic Spectroscopy (AS)
Reference Ranges