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LEAD, CAPILLARY BLOOD

Order Name LEAD
Athena Orderable:
Lead-Bld [amgw]
Revision Date 09/04/2020
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
LEAD, CAPILLARY BLOOD
5671-3 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 0.5 mL (0.5 mL) EDTA Whole Blood EDTA (Lavender) Microtainer/Bullet Room Temperature
Instructions
Fill out and submit "Lead Poisoning or Lead Exposure" form available on this website in the "FORMS" section.
 
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule M-F 
Expected TAT 24 hr  
Rejection Criteria Refrigerated specimens and specimens sent without an exposure form filled out are unacceptable. 
Test Aliases Pb
CPT Code(s) 83655
Lab Section Laboratory - Manual Bench