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Test Code ALC VOLATILE SCREEN

Important Note

Includes analysis for methanol, isopropanol, ethanol and acetone. Methanol and Isopropanol are quantitated if present. Sample is stable 3-days refrigerated as long as the sample remains tightly capped to prevent evaporation of any volatile substance.

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Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

ALC

LAB751 FAH4966

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Min Vol

Stability
Serum Separator Tube Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 2 mL 1 mL 3 days*

Stable 3-days refrigerated as long as the sample remains tightly capped to prevent evaporation of any volatile substance. (Lab Only:Expedite all alcohols to chemistry.)

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 1 day / Available STAT

Method

Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detection

CPT(s)

Description CPT code
Volatile Screen 80320

 

Instrumentation

Agilent 7890B Gas Chromatograph

Reference Range

All ages: None detected

Section

Chemistry-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
METH Methanol 5693-7
ISOPRO Isopropanol 5669-7
ETH Ethanol 5642-4
ACETO Acetone 39529-3