Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether, Serum/Plasma Test (2050SP)

Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether, Serum/Plasma Test (2050SP)

Analysis Code 2050SP 
Test Name Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether, Serum/Plasma 
Test Includes Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether 
Compound Synonym(s) MTBE 
Purpose Exposure Monitoring; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Environmental/Occupation Toxin 
Method(s) Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
(GC/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 5 mL Serum or Plasma 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container NMS Labs has no experimental or literature-based data regarding the choice of specific specimen collection containers for this test. 
Special Handling Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines. Ensure that container remains tightly sealed. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 14 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 14 day(s) 
*Rejection Criteria Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [GC/MS] Sunday / 14 days 
Suggested CPT Code 84600 
**Minimum Volume 2.2 mL 
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**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.


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