Purpose
Overexposure/Poisoning Determination
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82441
84600x3
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Volatiles Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC) Environmental/Occupation Toxin
2 Methane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/v) 10 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
3 Ethane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/v) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
4 Propane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/v) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
5 Isobutane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/v) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
6 n-Butane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/v) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
7 Halocarbons Gas Chromatography (GC) Environmental/Occupation Toxin
8 1,1-Difluoroethane Freon 152a Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.14 Inhalant
9 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane Dymel 134a; Genetron 134a; HFC-134a; norflurane; R134a; Suva 134a; tetrafluoroethane Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.14 Inhalant

Test Also Known As
DFE; Iso-Butanol; Iso-Butyl Alcohol
Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
7 mL
Minimum Volume
3.3 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
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
1 Volatiles Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC) Environmental/Occupation Toxin
2 Methane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/v) 10 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
3 Ethane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/v) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
4 Propane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/v) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
5 Isobutane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/v) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
6 n-Butane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/v) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
7 Halocarbons Gas Chromatography (GC) Environmental/Occupation Toxin
8 1,1-Difluoroethane Freon 152a Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.14 Inhalant
9 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane Dymel 134a; Genetron 134a; HFC-134a; norflurane; R134a; Suva 134a; tetrafluoroethane Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.14 Inhalant

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