LOINC
Version 2.66

27129-6Lead [Mass/mass] in Red Blood CellsActive

Component
Lead
Property
MCnt
Time
Pt
System
RBC
Scale
Qn
Method

Additional Names

Short Name
Lead RBC-mCnt
Display Name Beta
Lead (RBC) [Mass/Mass]
Consumer Name Alpha
Lead, Red Blood Cells

Part Descriptions

LP14259-3   Lead
Lead, atomic number 82, atomic weight 207.19, symbol Pb, is a soft, grayish metal with poisonous salts. (Dorland, 28th) Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

LP14259-3   Lead
Lead is toxic to many organs and tissues including the heart, bones, intestines, kidneys, and reproductive and nervous systems. It interferes with the development of the nervous system and is particularly toxic to children, causing potentially permanent learning and behavior disorders. Symptoms include abdominal pain, confusion, headache, anemia, irritability, and in severe cases seizures, coma, and death. Routes of exposure include contaminated air, water, soil, food, and consumer products. Occupational exposure is a common cause of lead poisoning in adults. The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) estimates that more than 3 million workers in the United States are potentially exposed to lead in the workplace. One of the largest threats to children is lead paint that exists in many older homes. Blood lead levels screen for lead poisoning and monitor treatment as well. The Centers for Disease Control (US) has set the standard elevated blood lead level for adults to be 10 µg/dl of the whole blood. For children the number is set much lower at 5 µg/dl of blood as of 2012 down from a previous 10 µg/dl. The major treatments are removal of the source of lead and chelation therapy. [Wikipedia: Lead_poisoning] Both capillary and venous blood specimens are used for lead testing and they have different reference ranges, so it is important to distinguish the specimen type for both clinical and public health reporting. Capillary samples are more likely to be contaminated by environmental residues present on the skin. Venous blood collected using evacuated tubes and needles certified as lead-free is preferred (NCCLS.2001), however obtaining venous samples from pediatric patients may be be difficult, capillary blood from a finger puncture may be used for screening purposes. If an elevated lead level is detected in capillary blood, a second test on a venous sample is necessary. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Lead poisoning

Basic Attributes

Class
DRUG/TOX
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 2.00
Last Updated
Version 2.44
Order vs. Observation
Both

Member of these Panels

LOINC Long Common Name
54037-7 HEDIS 2009 panel
57820-3 HEDIS 2010 panel
60442-1 HEDIS 2011 panel
67767-4 HEDIS 2012 panel
72199-3 HEDIS 2013 panel
74234-6 HEDIS 2014 Value Sets
75868-0 HEDIS 2015 Value Sets
79544-3 HEDIS 2016 Value Sets
82955-6 HEDIS 2017 Value Sets
87625-0 HEDIS 2018 Value Sets
90766-7 HEDIS 2019 Value Sets

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
铅:质量含量:时间点:红细胞:定量型:
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
lood:massa/massa:moment:erytrocyten:kwantitatief:
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Plii:MCnt:Pt:RBC:Qn:
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Plomb:Contenu de masse:Temps ponctuel:GR:Quantitatif:
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Plomb:Contenu de masse:Temps ponctuel:GR:Quantitatif:
fr-FRFrench (France)
Lead:MCnt:Pt:RBC:Qn:
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Piombo:MCnt:Pt:RBC:Qn:
ko-KRKorean (Korea, Republic of)
납:질량구성:검사시점:적혈구:정량:
pt-BRPortuguese (Brazil)
Chumbo:MCnt:Pt:Eritroc:Qn:
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Свинец:МассСод:ТчкВрм:Эритроциты:Колич:
es-ARSpanish (Argentina)
LEAD:contenido másico:punto en el tiempo:eritrocitos:cuantitativo:
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Plomo:Contenido de masa:Punto temporal:Glóbulos rojos:Qn:
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Kurşun:Kütlİçrk:Zmlı:Eritrosit:Kant:

Example Units

Unit Source
ug/g{Hb} Example UCUM Units
mcg/g Original Submission

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