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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Lead

Lead

EDTA

TestLead
Common AbbreviationsNA
ProfileNA
Tube typeEDTA
Clinical IndicationMeasurement is used for the assessment of exposure to inorganic lead.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeEDTA whole blood
Minimum Volume0.5mL
Special PrecautionsPaediatric samples must be sent in special purple topped tubes
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time1 week
LaboratorySt James's University Hospital Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7TF 0113 206 6063
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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