Container: EDTA (Lavender top)

Sample type: Whole Blood

Test name: Lead

Condition / Indication: Lead exposure

Special precautions & notes: Please state history eg occupational exposure

Reference range: Adults: <0.48 umol/L (environmental exposure). For occupational exposure, results reported according to HSC categories. Children: < 0.24 umol/L based on the report of the Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Container: EDTA (Lavender top)

Ideal volume (mL): 1 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Toxicology

Turnaround time: 7 days