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Test Code LAB13161 Lead, Blood - Filter Paper

Department

SEND OUTS

Reference Lab Test Number

64600

Collection Requirements

2 free falling blood drops approximating size of imprinted circles (dime-sized) on supplied filter paper collector. Drop blood onto the paper. Do not touch paper to skin.

Primary Collection Container

Filter paper collection card

Transport

Ambient

Preferred Transport Temperature

Ambient

Stability

Ambient: 6 months

Reference Range

Report Limit: 1 ug/dl

Reference Range: <5 ug/dl

Critical Value – High: 20 ug/dl

Methodology

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Reported

3-4 days

CPT Codes

83655