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Lead, RBC
2011413
Ordering Recommendation

Not recommended for the routine assessment of lead toxicity.

Mnemonic
LEAD RBC
Methodology
Quantitative Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-9 days
N/A
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Royal Blue (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transport 2 mL RBCs in the original collection tube. (Min: 0.7 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Undetermined; Refrigerated: Undetermined; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2011414Lead, RBC5674-7
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Aliases

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)