Firefighter Core Baseline Profile, Blood Test (6303B)

Firefighter Core Baseline Profile, Blood Test (6303B)

Analysis Code 6303B 
Test Name Firefighter Core Baseline Profile, Blood 
Test Includes Acetaldehyde; Acetone; Benzene; Diethyl Ether; Ethanol; Ethyl Acetate; Ethylbenzene; Isopropanol; Lead; Methanol; Methyl Acrylate; Methyl Ethyl Ketone; Methyl Isobutyl Ketone; Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether; Methyl n-Butyl Ketone; Methylpentanes (2- and 3- Isomers); Pentane; Styrene; Toluene; Xylenes (o,m,p); ZPP; n-Butanol; n-Heptane; n-Hexane; n-Propanol 
Compound Synonym(s) Butyl Alcohol; Ether; Ethyl Alcohol; Ethyl Ether; Isopropyl Alcohol; MEK; MIBK; MTBE; Methyl Alcohol; Rubbing Alcohol; Vinylbenzene; n-Propyl Alcohol 
Purpose Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Metal/Element, Hypnotic, Sedative, Volatile, Environmental/Occupation Toxin, Biological Marker (Exposure) 
Method(s) Hematofluorometry (H)
Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass
Spectrometry(ICP/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 4 mL Blood 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate), Lavender top tube (EDTA), Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA) 
Special Handling Clotted Blood specimens are not acceptable.
Collect sample using alcohol free skin preparation. Submit in container with a non-Heparin based anticoagulant. Tubes containing Heparin based anticoagulants are not acceptable. 
Light Protection Required Yes 
Stability Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined

Acetaldehyde is an unstable compound post-collection and will both form and degrade under certain sample handling conditions. Even when extreme precautions are taken to maintain the integrity of Acetaldehyde during sample collection, transport and analysis, the results will be affected under typical collection and laboratory procedures. 
*Rejection Criteria Not received Light Protected. Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin). Tan top tube - glass (Sodium Heparin). Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; Sodium Heparin). Green top tube (Sodium Heparin). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [ICP/MS] Monday-Friday / 2 days
[H] Monday-Friday / 2 days
[Headspace GC] Tuesday Thursday Sunday / 3 days 
Suggested CPT Code 84600
84202
83655 
**Minimum Volume 1.8 mL 
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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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