Use to identify ethanol, methanol, isopropanol, or acetone ingestion. For medical purposes only.
Quantitative Gas Chromatography
New York DOH Approval Status
For medical purposes only. Timing of specimen collection: Dependent on time of exposure, test upon presentation to hospital.
Plain Red. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA), Pink (K2EDTA), or Gray (Potassium Oxalate/Sodium Fluoride).
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL) Cap tube tightly to minimize alcohol loss. When drawing a blood specimen for alcohol testing, use a nonalcohol-based cleanser at the venipuncture site.
Whole blood, Plasma Separator Tubes (PST), Serum Separator Tubes (SST).
After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month.
|0090144||Isopropanol (Includes Acetone)||Effective April 15, 2020
|Ethanol||Effective April 15, 2020
No reference range - Test detection limit 5 mg/dL
|Methanol||No therapeutic range - Test detection limit 5 mg/dL
Toxic: Greater than 20 mg/dL
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
80320 (Alt code: G0480)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
- Alcohol, Blood
- Blood Alcohol Level
- Blood Ethanol Level
- Ethyl Alcohol, Blood
- Volatiles Screen