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Test Code ETOH ETHANOL, BLOOD

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

ETOH

LAB46 FAH4987

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Min Vol

Stability
SST Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 4 mL 2 mL 7 days
Lithium Heparin (green Top) Plasma Refrigerate 4 mL 4 mL 2 mL 7 days
Green Microtainer     0.6 mL N/A N/A 7 days

Do NOT use alcohol prep to cleanse the skin prior to venipuncture, use betadine. Sample must be tightly sealed,  do NOT remove tube top.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 1 day / Available STAT

Method

Colorimetric

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Ethanol Quant, blood                              80320

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

<10 mg/dL in abstaining adults

Section

Chemistry-1

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
ETOH Ethanol, Blood 5643-2