Purpose
Overexposure/Poisoning Determination
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
84600
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Ethylene Glycol Monoethyl Ether 2-Ethoxyethanol; Ethyl Cellosolve Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Lavender top tube (EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
1 Ethylene Glycol Monoethyl Ether 2-Ethoxyethanol; Ethyl Cellosolve Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

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