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Lead

Blood Sciences Test


Specimen

EDTA Blood

Units

umol/L

Reference Range

  • <0.24 umol/L ≤5 years
  • <0.5 umol/L >6 years – Adult

Test Usage

Domestic exposure occurs when old lead-based paints are being sanded or burnt off. Children are at risk when they ingest paint fragments or dust; as are pets when they lick their fur.

Turnaround time

14 days

Availability

Referred Test

Cannot be added to existing request

Assayed By

Cardiff & Vale University Hospital

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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A UKAS Accredited Medical Laboratory

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