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Lead Venous

Order Name Lead Venous
Test Number: 6906339
Revision Date 07/24/2020
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Lead Venous
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) or Atomic Spectroscopy (AS) 5671-3 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 3 mL (0.5 mL) Whole Blood Royal Blue - EDTA (Trace Element Free) Refrigerated
Alternate 1 3 mL (0.5 mL) Whole Blood EDTA (Lavender Top) Refrigerated
Alternate 2 3 mL (0.5 mL) Whole Blood Sodium Heparin (Royal Blue Top - Glass/Trace Element Free) Refrigerated
Instructions Specimen: 3 mL (0.5mL) whole blood collected in Royal Blue EDTA tube.
Alternate specimen types: Royal Blue Sodium Heparin, EDTA Lavender
Unacceptable: Clotted specimens, Capillary collection tubes.
Testing Schedule Daily 
Expected TAT 1 - 2 days after set up  
Notes Reference Lab: Quest
Test Code: 599
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CPT Code(s) 83655
Lab Section Reference Lab