Inhalants Panel, Anesthetics, Blood Test (2421B)

Inhalants Panel, Anesthetics, Blood Test (2421B)

Analysis Code 2421B 
Test Name Inhalants Panel, Anesthetics, Blood 
Test Includes Enflurane; Halothane; Isoflurane; Methoxyflurane; Nitrous Oxide 
Compound Synonym(s) Ethrane; Fluothane; Forane®; Laughing Gas 
Purpose Overexposure/Poisoning Determination; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Anesthetic 
Method(s) Gas Chromatography (GC)
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 4 mL Blood 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate), Lavender top tube (EDTA) 
Special Handling Tube should be filled to prevent loss of volatile compound into headspace. Ensure that container remains tightly sealed. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined 
*Rejection Criteria None 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [GC/MS] Thursday / 14 days
[GC] Wednesday / 4 days 
Suggested CPT Code 84600x2 
**Minimum Volume 1.9 mL 
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**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.


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