Sample: Whole blood (EDTA) 7.0 mL

Schedule: 2 weeks

Status: UK lab

Units: μg/dL

Reference Range: Less than 19

Factor: μg/L x 0.0264   =  μmol/L

Remarks: Lead poisoning may produce basophilic stippling, mild anemia, reticulocytosis, increased of aminolevulinic acid in urine and increased RBCs protoporphyrins. Lead test is used to screen for exposure to harmful levels of lead or to monitor the effectiveness of treatment. Lead is used to monitoring chronic lead exposure and recent lead exposure.   


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