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lead, whole blood
Computer Code: LEAD
Specimen Collection: Brown top tube or royal blue top tube are preferred because they are certified lead-free. Draw separate tube for lead testing. Lavender (EDTA), Green top (heparinized), and Capillary tube accepted, but they are not certified lead-free and redraw may be required. Pediatrics: 0.5 mL blood (lavender microtainer, must be full). 
Minimum Volume: Vacutainer: 2 mL Capillary: 0.5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate. 
Reference Values:  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: Mon-Fri 
Routine TAT: 1 day 
Stat TAT: 2 hr (Call lab for stat testing.) 
CPT Code(s): 83655 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 1
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 09/22/2014
Time: 02:17:06 (24hr)