ETHYLENE GLYCOL, URINE

Test Documentation
Components
Please note: Ethylene glycol will no longer be offered as part of a panel. It will be offered as a single test. You may also order the Volatiles screen if testing for Ethanol, Isopropanol, Methanol and Acetone are requested.

Specimen Required
Collect random urine and send 2.5 mL urine (2.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic urine container.

Methodology
Gas Chromatography-FID

Stability
Room Temperature: 1-2 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Negative, Critical >20 mg/dL
Decision level 5 mg/dL

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time1 day
Test CodeUEYGC
CPT-4 Code (s)
82693
LOINC Codes
5647-3

Warde
Medical
Laboratory