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Lead Standard Profile, Blood

CPT: 83655; 84202
Updated on 11/23/2021
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  • Lead and Protoporphyrin (ZPP)

Test Includes

Lead, blood; zinc protoporphyrin

Expected Turnaround Time

2 - 5 days

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Specimen Requirements


Whole blood


7 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL


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


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

Storage Instructions

Room temperature. Stable for five days at room temperature or for seven days when refrigerated.

Causes for Rejection

Clotted specimen; frozen specimen; hemolyzed specimen; icteric specimen

Test Details


Monitor exposure to lead


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

Reference Interval

See individual tests.

Additional Information

See individual tests.


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
038170 Lead Standard Profile, Blood 007027 Lead, Blood (Adult) ug/dL 77307-7
038170 Lead Standard Profile, Blood 012082 Zinc Protoporphyrin (ZPP) ug/dL 2895-1

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