Purpose
Exposure Monitoring
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Spectrophotometry (SP)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80307
82441
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days (If Positive: 12 days)

Test Includes
1 Carboxyhemoglobin COHb Spectrophotometry (SP) %Saturation 5 Biological Marker (Exposure)
2 Dichloromethane Methylene Chloride Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Reflex Tests
Test Code Test Name
5737B Carbon Monoxide Quantitation/Confirmation, Blood
Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
6 mL
Minimum Volume
2.8 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), Lavender top tube (EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

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

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 5 day(s)
Refrigerated: 10 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): Not Stable
1 Carboxyhemoglobin COHb Spectrophotometry (SP) %Saturation 5 Biological Marker (Exposure)
2 Dichloromethane Methylene Chloride Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

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