Purpose
Overexposure/Poisoning Determination
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
84600
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Carbon Tetrachloride Tetrachloromethane Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.05 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
2 Chloroform Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
3 Dichloromethane Methylene Chloride Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
4 Trichlorotrifluoroethane Freon 113 Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.05 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
5 1,1,1-Trichloroethane Methyl Chloroform Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.05 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
6 Tetrachloroethylene Perchloroethylene Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.01 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
7 Trichloroethylene Trichloroethene Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.02 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Specimen Type
Blood
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
Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
1 Carbon Tetrachloride Tetrachloromethane Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.05 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
2 Chloroform Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
3 Dichloromethane Methylene Chloride Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
4 Trichlorotrifluoroethane Freon 113 Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.05 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
5 1,1,1-Trichloroethane Methyl Chloroform Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.05 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
6 Tetrachloroethylene Perchloroethylene Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.01 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
7 Trichloroethylene Trichloroethene Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.02 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

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