ETHANOL, URINE CLINICAL CONFIRMATION (QUALITATIVE)

Components
Also see Drug Abuse Screen, Urine Panels with alternate confirmations.

Specimen Required
Collect random urine. Mix well and send 10.0 mL urine (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic urine container.

Rejection Criteria
Urine catheter cup (with needle)

Methodology
Gas Chromatography/Flame Ionization Detector

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

Reference Range
Decision Level: 20 mg/dL

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time1 day
Test CodeUCETH
CPT-4 Code (s)
80320 (G0480)
LOINC Codes
Ethanol:   24180-0  
Creatinine:   2161-8  
Adulterant:   58715-4  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory