Lead Standard Profile, Blood
•Lead and Protoporphyrin (ZPP)
Monitor exposure to lead
Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube or tan-top lead-free tube; submit original tube.
Mix tube thoroughly to avoid clotting. Hemolysis will not affect the tests. Recollect if clots are present.
Room temperature. Stable for five days at room temperature or for seven days when refrigerated.
Clotted specimen; frozen specimen; hemolyzed specimen; icteric specimen