Alcohol Screen, Blood Test (0171B)

Alcohol Screen, Blood Test (0171B)

Analysis Code 0171B 
Test Name Alcohol Screen, Blood 
Test Includes Ethanol 
Compound Synonym(s) Ethyl Alcohol 
Purpose Exclusion Screen; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Hypnotic, Sedative, Volatile 
Method(s) Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC) 
Specimen Requirements 1 mL Blood 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate) 
Special Handling Collect sample using alcohol free skin preparation. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 7 day(s)
Refrigerated: 1 month(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 12 month(s) 
*Rejection Criteria None 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [Headspace GC] Monday-Friday / 4 days 
Suggested CPT Code 80307 
**Minimum Volume 0.5 mL 
Reflex Testing
(when required, addl' fee may apply)
53251B - Ethanol Confirmation, Blood 
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*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.


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