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 o-Xylene Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.3 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
2 m-Xylene Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.3 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
3 p-Xylene Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.3 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
NMS Labs has no experimental or literature-based data regarding the choice of specific specimen collection containers for this test.

Additional Collection Instructions

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

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 5 day(s)
Refrigerated: 5 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 5 day(s)
1 o-Xylene Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.3 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
2 m-Xylene Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.3 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
3 p-Xylene Headspace Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.3 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

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