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

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 1,2-Dichloroethane Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
2 1,1-Dichloroethane Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Test Also Known As
Ethylene Dichloride
Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
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. Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

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 1,2-Dichloroethane Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
2 1,1-Dichloroethane Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

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