ETHANOL, URINE, FORENSIC CONFIRMATION (QUALITATIVE)

Components
Must be accompanied by appropriate chain of custody. Also see Drug Abuse Screen, Urine Panels–Forensic with GC/MS confirmations.

Specimen Required
Collect random urine. Mix well and send 20.0 mL urine (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic urine container.

Methodology
Gas Chromatography/Flame Ionization Detector

Stability
Room Temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Decision Level: 40 mg/dL

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time1-2 days
Test CodeUETHF
CPT-4 Code (s)
80320 (G0480)
LOINC Codes
24180-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory