MedTox Lead, Filter Paper

Test Code

Alias/See Also

CPT Codes

Lead, State Reported To, Sample Type

Preferred Specimen
2 free-falling blood drops on Filter Paper Collection Card

Minimum Volume
1 free-falling blood drop

Two free-falling blood drops (dime-sized) on supplied filter paper collector.  Drop blood onto the paper.  Do not touch paper to skin.

Transport Container
Filter Paper Collection Card

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

FDA Status

Report Available
4-7 days

Reference Range
<5 ug/dL

Clinical Significance
Evaluate exposure to lead.

Performed By
Alverno Laboratories

Performing Laboratory
MedTox/Labcorp Laboratories
Test Code:  791280

Last Updated: May 16, 2023

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