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Rule 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 collection.

(B) If the blood lead screening test is conducted by a capillary blood test and the result is five micrograms per deciliter or greater, a confirmatory blood lead screening test by venous collection shall be performed as soon as possible but no later than ninety days from the previous capillary test.

(C) Blood lead testing using CLIA waived test methods, such as the "Lead Care II" device, may not be used for confirmatory blood lead tests.

(D) The director shall provide written guidance for follow up of elevated blood lead screening test results that conform with current CDC guidance.

Last updated June 13, 2021 at 9:59 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3742.45
Amplifies: 3742.30
Five Year Review Date: 6/2/2026
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/2004, 11/20/2014