Purpose
Overexposure/Poisoning Determination
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82693
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Ethylene Glycol Gas Chromatography (GC) mg/dL 5 Poison, Solvent

Test Also Known As
Antifreeze
Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
None
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
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 28 day(s)
Refrigerated: 2 month(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 2 month(s)
1 Ethylene Glycol Gas Chromatography (GC) mg/dL 5 Poison, Solvent

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