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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Lead

Test Name

Lead

Navy Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Royal Blue Top (K2-EDTA)

Minimum Volume = 4 ml Whole Blood

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in royal blue (K2-EDTA) contaminant-free tube. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Special Instructions Send whole blood. Do not spin and Separate.

Rejection Criteria Serum, Plasma and Unlabeled Samples will be rejected.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

10 Days

Test Utilization

As required

Reference Value

All Ages: 0.0 - 20.0

Alert Value: 0 - 16y : > 25.0

See report for more info

Test Code

LEAD

Methodology

HR-SF-ICP-MS

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information