Volatiles Screen to MedTox


Sunquest Code:VOLSCN  
Epic Code:LAB6513Epic Name:Volitiles Screen
Methodology:Gas chromatography/Flame ionization detection (GC-FID)
CPT Code:80320
Test Includes:Volatiles Screen includes acetone, ethyl alcohol, isopropyl alcohol and methyl alcohol
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 1-2 days for routine testing
Special Instructions:Stat specimens are sent to the reference laboratory 24 hours/day. Additional fees will apply.
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:Whole blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Collection Instructions:Tubes should be filled to prevent loss of volatile compound into headspace.
Contraindications:Not in NaF/oxalate tube.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Whole blood.
Shipping Instructions:Room temperature is acceptable for shipping and/or short-term storage (up to 3 days); specimen may also be refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:313


Interpretive

Use:Volatiles screen includes: acetone, ethyl alcohol, isoporopyl alcohol and methyl alcohol.


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