Drugs of Abuse - Confirmation/Quantitation - Alcohol, Urine
2010136
Ordering Recommendation
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Mnemonic
CDCO ETOH
Methodology
Quantitative Gas Chromatography
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Random urine.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 4 mL urine without additives or preservatives to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 3 years (Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data
Methodology: Quantitative Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionization Detection
Drugs covered:
Ethanol, Ethyl Alcohol.
Positive cutoff:
5 mg/dL

For medical purposes only; not valid for forensic use.

The absence of expected drug(s) and/or drug metabolite(s) may indicate inappropriate timing of specimen collection relative to drug administration, poor drug absorption, diluted/adulterated urine, or limitations of testing. The concentration value must be greater than or equal to the cutoff to be reported as positive. Interpretive questions should be directed to the laboratory.
Note
CPT Code(s)
82055
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2010137Drug Confirmation, Alcohol, Urine
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