Lead Standard Profile, Blood

Lead Standard Profile, Blood

CPT Test code: 83655;84202

Test Includes: Lead, blood; protoporphyrin, free erythrocyte; zinc protoporphyrin
Related Information:
Specimen: Whole blood
Volume: 7 mL
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Container: Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube or tan-top lead-free tube; submit original tube.
Collection: Mix tube thoroughly to avoid clotting. Hemolysis will not affect the tests. Recollect if clots are present.
Storage Instructions: Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Causes for Rejection: Clotted specimen
Reference Interval: See individual tests.
Use: Monitor exposure to lead
Additional Information: See individual tests.