3701-30-03 Blood lead screening tests.

(A) Blood lead screening tests of children at risk of lead poisoning shall be conducted either by:

(1) Venous draw; or

(2) Capillary test, collected in a capillary tube or on filter paper.

(B) If the blood lead screening test is conducted by a capillary test collected in a capillary tube or on filter paper and the result is ten micrograms per deciliter or greater, a confirmatory blood lead screening test shall be performed as soon as possible but no later than ninety days from the previous capillary test.

(C) The director shall provide written guidance for follow up of elevated blood lead screening test results.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/01/2009 and 04/01/2014

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 3742.50

Rule Amplifies: 3742.30

Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/2004