Ethyl Glucuronide Screen with Reflex to Confirmation, Urine
2007912
Ordering Recommendation
Initial test to identify recent ethanol exposure (within 1 - 4 days after ingestion).
Mnemonic
ETG SCR
Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay/Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Mon, Wed, Sat
Reported
1-4 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
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
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 20 days; Refrigerated: 20 days; Frozen: 20 days  
Reference Interval
   
Interpretive Data
Ethyl glucuronide is a direct metabolite of ethanol and can be detected up to 80 hours in urine after ethanol ingestion. The cutoff for positive by immunoassay is set at 500 ng/mL. A positive result will be confirmed by liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS).

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
80101; if reflexed add 82055
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2007913Ethyl Glucuronide Screen w/Rflx, Urine
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