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About This Test

Department: Biochemistry (referred)


  • EDTA (purple top)
  • Spot urine (universal container) (optional)



Turnaround Time:

6 - 8 weeks


Lead poisoning may occur following exposure to lead paint, leaded petrol, contaminated soil or drinking water, lead-containing cosmetics, or through occupational exposure.

Please state supporting clinical details, including symptoms and potential route of exposure. Without this information, samples will not be processed.

Other Comments:

Analysed at Clinical Biochemistry, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH

For more information, please see the following: Lead - Lab Tests Online