Purpose
Overexposure/Poisoning Determination
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82441
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Carbon Tetrachloride Tetrachloromethane Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.05 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
Tube should be filled to prevent loss of volatile compound into headspace. Ensure that container remains tightly sealed.
Specimen Container
Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate)

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: 5 day(s)
Refrigerated: 10 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 14 day(s)
1 Carbon Tetrachloride Tetrachloromethane Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.05 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

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