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

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Dichloromethane Methylene Chloride Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Specimen Type
Urine
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
Plastic container (preservative-free)

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 Dichloromethane Methylene Chloride Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

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