Chloral Hydrate


Sunquest Code:CHHY  
Epic Code:LAB3374Epic Name:Chloral Hydrate Level
Synonyms:Noctec; Mickey Finn; Trichloroethanol
Methodology:Gas chromatography/flame ionization detection
CPT Code:80375
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.4 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel))
Collection Instructions:Trough levels are the most reproducible.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 0.6 mL minimum. Store at room temperature up to 3 days.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:224


Interpretive

Reference Range:Trichloroethanol: 2.0-12.0 ug/mL


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