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LEAD, BLOOD

Test Name  LEAD, BLOOD 
Mnemonic  LEADQ 
Lab Order Code   
CPT   83655 
Department  Send-Out 
Container  BLOOD COLLECTION TUBE 
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Handling  WHOLE BLOOD IN CERTIFIED LOW-LEAD COLLECTION TUBE: VENOUS: 3 ML EDTA (TAN-TOP) TUBE OR EQUIVALENT CAPILLARY: 0.5 ML IN EDTA CAPILLARY COLLECTION TUBE (LAVENDER-TOP) OR EQUIVALENT. NOTE: 1. NOT ALL EDTA COLLECTION TUBES ARE CERTIFIED AS LOW LEAD CONTENT. 2. SUBMIT SEPARATE COLLECTION TUBE IF ORDERING OTHER TEST SUCH AS CBC., WHOLE BLOOD IN CERTIFIED LOW-LEAD COLLECTION TUBE: VENOUS: 1 ML IN EDTA (TAN-TOP) TUBE OR EQUIVALENT. CAPILLARY: 0.2 ML IN EDTA CAPILLARY COLLECTION TUBE (LAVENDER-TOP) OR EQUIVALENT. Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: 60 days 
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Methodology  ATOMIC SPECTROSCOPY 
Units  mcg/dL 
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Note  Set-Up: MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 
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Referred Lab  Quest 
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