Chloral Hydrate

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Chloral Hydrate Level
Synonyms:Noctec; Mickey Finn; Trichloroethanol
Methodology:Gas chromatography/flame ionization detection
CPT Codes: 80375 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7 days.

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

Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.4 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: 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.
Stability:Stability: samples are stable up to 3 days at room temperature; for longer storage, refrigerate or freeze.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:224


Reference Range:Trichloroethanol: 2.0-12.0 ug/mL

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