Purpose
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82441
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Trichloroethanol Chloral Hydrate Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Test Also Known As
Noctec
Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
3 mL
Minimum Volume
1.2 mL
Special Handling
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines. Ensure that container remains tightly sealed.
Specimen Container
NMS Labs has no experimental or literature-based data regarding the choice of specific specimen collection containers for this test.

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: 7 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 14 month(s)
1 Trichloroethanol Chloral Hydrate Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

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