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Test ID BLOD0192 LEAD

AKA

Pb,

Lead,

Whole Blood

Specimen Type/Requirements

To prevent contamination, specimen must not be sampled for other testing before lead analysis.

 

Please use one of the following tube types:

 

Whole blood from Greiner K2EDTA Lavender tube

Whole blood from Royal Blue trace metal tube

EDTA capillary

Minimum Volume

200 uL whole blood. EDTA tubes must be at least half full.

Transport Temperature

Transport specimen at room temperature. DO NOT SEND ON ICE OR FROZEN. In cold weather, send specimen in an insulated container. Specimen must be received at SU within 24 hours of collection.

Performed Test Frequency

Leads are performed 3 times a week (M-W-F).

Methodology

Anodic Stripping Voltammetry.

CPT

83655

Storage On Site

Room temperature.

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo