Lead Standard Profile, Whole Blood

CPT: 83655; 84202
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • Lead and Protoporphyrin (FEP/ZPP)

Test Includes

Lead, blood; protoporphyrin, free erythrocyte; zinc protoporphyrin

Use

Monitor exposure to lead

Methodology

Lead by atomic absorption spectrometry (AAS); ZPP by fluorometry

Reference Interval

See individual tests.

Additional Information

See individual tests.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Whole blood

Volume

7 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Container

Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube or tan-top lead-free tube; submit original tube.

Collection

Mix tube thoroughly to avoid clotting. Hemolysis will not affect the tests. Recollect if clots are present.

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

14 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x2

Causes for Rejection

Clotted specimen

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
038158 Lead Standard Profile, Blood 007027 Lead, Blood (Adult) ug/dL 5671-3
038158 Lead Standard Profile, Blood 012088 Protoporphyrin (FEP) ug/dL 2892-8
038158 Lead Standard Profile, Blood 012078 Zinc Protoporphyrin ug/dL 2895-1

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