PHOSPHATIDYLETHANOL (PEth)

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a lavender EDTA tube. Send 1.0 mL whole blood (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated.

Methodology
Liquid Chormatography - Tandem Mass Spectometry

Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
varies

Turnaround Time7-14 days
Test CodePETH
CPT-4 Code (s)
80321 (G0480)
LOINC Codes
Phosphatidylethanol (PEth):   74661-0  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory