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Lead Capillary

Order Name Lead Capillary
Test Number: 6906337
Revision Date 06/01/2020
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Lead Capillary
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) or Atomic Spectroscopy (AS) 10368-9 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 0.5 mL (0.2 mL) Whole Blood EDTA (Lavender Top) Refrigerated
Instructions Specimen: 0.5mL (0.2mL) capillary blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) capillary tube (bullet)
Unacceptable: Clotted Specimens. Bullet types other than lavender. Venous collection tubes
Testing Schedule Daily 
Expected TAT 1 -2 days after set up  
Notes Reference Lab: Quest
Test Code: 39027
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CPT Code(s) 83655
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