AROMATIC SOLVENT EXPOSURE PANEL, BLOOD

Specimen Required
Draw blood in gray sodium fluoride tube. Send 2.0 mL whole blood (0.7 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Whole blood: Lavender EDTA

Rejection Criteria
Samples received room temperature or frozen.

Methodology
Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC)

Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeASEP
CPT-4 Code (s)
84600
LOINC Codes
Benzene   9330-2  
Ethylbenzene   8199-2  
m-Xylene   13644-0  
o-Xylene   13650-7  
p-Xylene   13651-5  
Styrene   8243-8  
Toluene   9637-0  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory