Understand Your Test

Lead

Formal Name

 Lead, blood

Why Get Tested?

To screen for possible excessive exposure to lead.

When To Get Tested?

As indicated by a child lead screening program or physician preference, such as at 1 and 2 years of age; children considered to be at risk may need additional testing from 18 months to 6 years of age; when your occupation or hobby may expose you or your family to lead; when you have symptoms suggesting lead poisoning.