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Isopropanol (Includes Acetone)
0090144
Ordering Recommendation

Monitor exposure to isopropanol.

Mnemonic
ISOP
Methodology
Quantitative Gas Chromatography
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
For medical purposes only.  Timing of specimen collection: Dependent on time of exposure - test upon presentation to hospital. 
Collect
Plain red or gray (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate). 
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze whole blood. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours. Transfer 3 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Whole blood. Plasma separator tubes (PST), serum separator tubes (SST). 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week (if tightly capped); Refrigerated: 2 weeks (if tightly capped); Frozen: 1 month. 
Reference Interval
Effective February 19, 2013
Available SeparatelyComponentsReference Interval
Yes (0090144)IsopropanolNo therapeutic range - Limit of detection: 5 mg/dL
Toxic: > 50 mg/dL
Yes (0090005)Acetone, QuantitativeNo therapeutic range - Limit of detection: 5 mg/dL
Toxic: > 100 mg/dL

Interpretive Data
Toxic concentrations may cause nausea, dizziness, central nervous system depression and coma.

Note
CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0090005Acetone, Quantitative5568-1
0090145Isopropanol5669-7
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Aliases
  • 2-Propanol
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Rubbing Alcohol