Purpose
Occupational Exposure Incident. Expedited reporting based on OSHA required guidelines. Notify NMS Labs prior to submitting sample(s)
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Refractometer (REF)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
81002
84600
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

2 days

Test Includes
1 Specific Gravity Refractometer (REF)
2 Phenol Gas Chromatography (GC) mg/L 1 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
3 Phenol (Specific Gravity corrected) Gas Chromatography (GC) mg/L 1

Specimen Type
Urine
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.6 mL
Special Handling
Notify NMS Labs prior to submitting sample(s).
Collect sample at end of shift. Samples must include collection date/time and be received at NMS Labs within 48 hrs of collection.
Samples preserved with Benzoic Acid are unsuitable for analysis. Preservative-free Urine samples are recommended.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Received Room Temperature.

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 4 day(s)
Refrigerated: 7 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 6 month(s)
1 Specific Gravity Refractometer (REF)
2 Phenol Gas Chromatography (GC) mg/L 1 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
3 Phenol (Specific Gravity corrected) Gas Chromatography (GC) mg/L 1

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