Ethchlorvynol


Sunquest Code:ETHCHL  
Epic Code:LAB6107Epic Name:Ethchlorvynol
Synonyms:Placidyl
Methodology:Gas chromatography
CPT Code:80320
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7-10 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:6 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.6 mL (does not permit repeat analysis)
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel))
Collection Instructions:Usual sampling time is immediately prior to next dose (trough).
Causes for Rejection:Collected in gel tube.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 3 mL, 1.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (National Medical Services via MedTox)
Referral Lab number:NMS: 1970SP


Interpretive

Reference Range:2-10 mcg/mL
Use:Therapeutic drug monitoring; evaluate toxicity.


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