Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether and Metabolite, Blood Test (2051B)

Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether and Metabolite, Blood Test (2051B)

Analysis Code 2051B 
Test Name Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether and Metabolite, Blood 
Test Includes Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether; Tertiary Butyl Alcohol 
Compound Synonym(s) MTBE; MTBE Metabolite 
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 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: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined 
*Rejection Criteria None 
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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