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Test Name: Lead, Blood (Pediatric)
Test Code: 717009
Other Names: N/A
Test Includes: Lead, Blood (Pediatric)
Specimen Requirements: Whole blood, 0.5 mL (capillary) or 3 mL (venous)
Container: Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube OR tan-top lead-free tube OR BD lavender-top Microtainer(TM) NGMBT (REF 365974) OR BD lavender-top Microtainer(TM) MAP (REF 363706); submit original tube
Collection Instructions: Mix blood thoroughly to avoid clotting.
Stability: Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Rejection Criteria / Special Instructions: N/A
Methodology: Atomic absorption spectrometry (AAS) or inductively coupled plasma/mass spectrometry (ICP/MS)