May be useful in the assessment of ethanol exposure in the contexts of compliance and/or abuse. For general screening, Ethyl Glucuronide Screen with Reflex to Quantitation, Urine (2007912) is preferred. Results do not accurately correlate with amount or frequency of ethanol use.
- Patient Preparation
- Random urine.
- Specimen Preparation
- Transfer 4 mL urine with no additives or preservatives to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL)
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Ambient: 20 days; Refrigerated: 20 days; Frozen: 20 days
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2007910||Ethyl Glucuronide, Urn, Quant||58378-1|
|2007911||Ethyl Sulfate, Urn, Quant||58425-0|