Purpose
Exposure Monitoring
Method(s)
Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
84600
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

5 days

Test Includes
1 Isobutanol Isobutyl Alcohol Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Test Also Known As
Iso-Butanol; Iso-Butyl Alcohol
Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
Serum: Collect sample in Red top tube
Plasma: Collect sample in Lavender top tube (EDTA) or Pink top tube.
Collect sample using alcohol free skin preparation. Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines. Ensure that container remains tightly sealed.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
1 Isobutanol Isobutyl Alcohol Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

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