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
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.