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Chloral Hydrate Metabolite, Serum or Plasma
0091267
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
TRICHLOROE
Methodology
Qualitative Gas Chromatography
Performed
Varies
Reported
4-11 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain Red, Lavender (EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA). Also acceptable: Gray (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells ASAP or within one hour of collection. Transfer 3 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.2 mL) Ensure container remains tightly sealed. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 14 months 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
82441 (Alt code: G0480)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0091266Trichloroethanol, Serum or Plasma3042-9
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Aliases
  • Trichloraethanol

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)