This urine test monitors exposure to lead or lead chelation therapy. Increased urinary lead excretion indicates excessive lead exposure, regardless of clinical presentation. Chelation therapy monitoring may be indicated.
Lead poisoning through chronic exposure is characterized by:
Gastrointestinal disturbance Anemia Insomnia Weight loss Motor weakness Muscle paralysis Neuropathy Ingestion of large quantities may produce death
After placing an order, you will receive a doctor approved lab order by email usually within 20-30 minutes. The emailed Lab Requisition will allow you to go to a local patient collection site to get tested. You will not have to pay any additional lab, collection or doctor's fees. Most test will normally report within 48-72 hours by secure email. List of collections site can be found using our Lab Locator Tool. If you have any questions please call our offices at 1-844-455-6355 or chat online with a member of our Care Team.