Initial test to identify recent ethanol exposure (within 1 - 4 days after ingestion).
Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay/Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
This test is New York DOH approved.
- 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
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
80101; if reflexed add 82055
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name|
|2007913||Ethyl Glucuronide Screen w/Rflx, Urine|
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