Mar 22, 2015




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Lead, Capillary

Lead, Capillary (XLEDC) ARUP Labs, I-N Lab Test

Name: Lead, Capillary

Test Name: Lead, Capillary

Health Link Test Code: XLEDC

LIS Test Code: PBCAP

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory

Link: http://www.aruplab.com/guides/ug/tests/0020745.jsp

Collection Instructions:

Acceptable for pediatric patients: draw 1 mL lavender microtainer. Min= 0.3 mL.


Elevated results may be due to skin or collection-related contamination, including use of a noncertified lead-free tube. Elevated levels of blood lead should be confirmed with a second specimen collected in a lead-free tube.