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Test Code LEAD LEAD

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Method

Atomic Absorption/Graphite Furnace

Reference Range

Reference Range:

0 - 4 ug/dL

A critical value of 45 ug/dL will be used for all samples.

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Lavender Top Tube Whole Blood

Refrigerate

4 mL 1 mL 0.3 mL 7 days
Lithium Heparin (Green Top) Whole Blood Refrigerate 4 mL 1 mL 0.3 mL  
*Lavender Microtainer     0.6 mL      

*While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
LEAD Lead 10912-4

 

Instrumentation

Analyst 600 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Lead 83655

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday – Friday / 1 day / Not available STAT

Section

Chemistry-2

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes