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 Field Name  Data Description
Test Name  Lead Quant. Adult
Code  Lead Quant Adult.
CPT Code  83655
Last Modified  1/10/2022 10:33:00 AM
Test Name  Lead.
Synonyms  PB, Heavy Metals Profile I, Whole Blood; Heavy Metals Profile II, Whole Blood; Lead Standard Profile, Whole Blood; Lead, Blood (Pediatric), Venous
Patient Preparation  
Spec. Requirements  Blood
Tube  Royal blue(EDTA)
Collection Volume  6.0 mL Royal Blue
Storage  Ambient, Refrigerated, Frozen 14 Days
Routine TAT  2-4 days
Days Test Performed  
Performed by BHS  None
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Reference Lab  LabCorp of America
Reference Lab Code  007625 Lead Blood
Clinical Use  Used primarily for Occupational lead testing
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Testing Sample Type  Whole Blood
Min Lab Testing Volume  1.0 (0.5)mL
Special Handling  Maintain specimen at room temperature and submit original tube
Lab Notes  Sampling time is not critical for industrial exposure monitoring. Metals with timing not critical have very long elimination half-lives and accumulate in the body over years, some for a lifetime. After a couple of weeks of exposure, specimens can be collected at any time.
Methodology  ICP/MS - Inductively Coupled Plasma/ Mass Spectrometry
Limitations  Causes for Rejection: Clotted specimen

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