Test Details

Mnemonic

ETOHC

Ordering Code

1750410

CPT-4 Code(s)

80320 (G0480)

Specimen Information

Collect

Gray sodium flouride. Use non-alcohol swabs during collection.

Specimen Preparation

Send 5.0 mL whole blood, refrigerated. Do not remove cap from collection tube.

Alternate Specimen

Serum from Red top, green sodium or lithium heparin

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Whole blood: Unacceptable; Plasma/Serum/Urine: 30 days

Methodology

Gas Chromatography/Flame Ionization Detection
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Reference Range

Decision Level: 10 mg/dL
Low toxic: >300 mg/dL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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