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Lead

Lead is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Test/Range/Collection

Lead, whole blood (Pb)

Child (<6 yr): <10 mcg/dL

Child (> 6 yr): <25 mcg/dL

[Child (<6 yr): <0.48 mcmol/L Child (> 6 yr): <1.21 mcmol/L]

Adult: <40 mcg/dL

[Adult: <1.93 mcmol/L]

Industrial workers' limit: <50 mcg/dL

[Industrial workers' limit: <2.42 mcmol/L]

Navy

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Use trace metal-free navy blue top tube with heparin.

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Citation

McPhee, Stephen J., et al. "Lead." Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2017. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619215/all/Lead.
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Lead. Guide to Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619215/all/Lead. Accessed March 24, 2019.
McPhee, S. J., Lu, C. M., & Nicoll, D. (2017). Lead. In Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619215/all/Lead
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Lead [Internet]. In: Guide to Diagnostic Tests. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. [cited 2019 March 24]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619215/all/Lead.
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