Methane, Blood Test (9325B)

Methane, Blood Test (9325B)

Analysis Code 9325B 
Test Name Methane, Blood 
Test Includes Methane 
Compound Synonym(s) Marsh Gas 
Purpose Identification and Quantitation; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Environmental/Occupation Toxin 
Method(s) Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
(GC/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 3 mL Blood 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate) 
Special Handling Ensure that container remains tightly sealed. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 1 day(s)
Refrigerated: 20 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined 
*Rejection Criteria Received Room Temperature. 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [GC/MS] Thursday / 14 days 
Suggested CPT Code 84600 
**Minimum Volume 1.2 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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