Alcohol, Methyl

Abbrev Code:METHY   
Order Code:LAB5580Order Name:Alcohol, Methyl
Synonyms:Methanol, Methyl Alcohol
Methodology:Gas chromatography/flame ionization detection
CPT Codes: 80320 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 1 day.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Gray (sodium fluoride + potassium oxalate)
Collection Instructions:Tubes should be completely filled to prevent loss of volatile compound into headspace.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not remove stopper. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:7


Critical Range:3 mg/dL

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