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|POE DESCRIPTION:||LEAD; PB|
Collection material such as alcohol swabs should be lead-free. Use powder-free gloves or rinse the powder off with tap water. For capillary collection, wash hands thoroughly with soap and dry with clean, low-lint towel. Once washed, fingers must not come into contact with any surface, including the other fingers. Clean skin prior to venipuncture with the lead-free alcohol swab. Avoid hemolysis. Avoid worksite collection.
3 mL whole blood
0.5 mL whole blood
See Quest Diagnostics - Search Test Code - 599
Laboratory is required by state law to report Lead levels of >10 µg/dL on pediatric patients > 25 ug/dL to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
|TEST SYNONYM(S):||Pb, Blood|