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Test Code ALCSN (ALC) VOLATILE SCREEN

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Method

Gas-Liquid Chromatography

Reference Range

None detected

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
SST 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.)

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

 

Instrumentation

Agilent Technologies GC 7890

CPT(s)

Description CPT code
Volatile Screen 80320

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Section

Chemistry-2

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

Yes