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ID:116 Lead (urine)
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DescriptionTrace metal
IndicationUrine lead is used to monitor workers in the petrochemical industry where tetra ethyl/methyl lead is used
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
SampleUrine
TubePlain Universal
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsUrine should not be collected in a contaminated work environment
Min. Vol20 mL
Freq.Weekly

Ref. Range (Male)<10 ug/24 hr
Ref. Range (Female)<10 ug/24 hr
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesUrine lead can be used to monitor paediatric patients on chelation following excessive lead exposure
Unitsug/dL
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT7 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT7 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 25/11/2015 12:10:12. Published By RB on 25/11/2014 12:10:12.