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Each accession received will be charged a $5.00 accessioning fee, in addition to the requested testing.
Fees are subject to change without notice, please call the lab if you have any questions.
Contract pricing available. For information please refer to the contract billing page.

All test turnaround times are listed in business days and do not include Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.

Lead, blood - BDLEAD

Sample Details: 1) EDTA whole blood (min .5 ml); 2) heparin whole blood (min .5 ml)
Cost/Fee: $35.00 /sample

Cannot analyze in plasma or serum - Need whole blood. Do not use heparin separator tubes (gel tubes).

For avian and exotics, contact Laboratory

AHDC laboratory methodology for blood lead is not affected by the issue described in the 3/22/18 alert from BD Life Sciences related to BD vacutainer tubes, and the original alert from the FDA released on 5/17/2107, which can be viewed at 

Lab Section: Toxicology

Description: Lead, blood

Min Sample Volume:

Collection Container: Heparinized or EDTA tube

Coolant: 1-2) Refrigerate. Ship in insulated container with ice pack.

Test Target: Analyte

Test Days: M-F

Test Turnaround (business days): 2 days


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