Test Details

Mnemonic

BENZ

Ordering Code

3500529

CPT-4 Code(s)

84600

Specimen Information

Collect

Gray sodium fluoride
Potassium oxalate
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Specimen Preparation

Send 2.0 mL whole blood refrigerated in a sterile, screw capped plastic vial.
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Minimum Volume

0.7 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Samples received room temperature
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Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 2 months
Frozen: 21 days
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Methodology

Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC)
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

NMS Labs
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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