Ordering Recommendation

Monitor exposure to isopropanol.

Mnemonic
ISOP
Methodology

Quantitative Gas Chromatography

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

1-3 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation

For medical purposes only.  Timing of specimen collection: Dependent on time of exposure, test upon presentation to hospital.

Collect

Plain Red or Gray (Potassium Oxalate/Sodium Fluoride).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours. Transfer 3 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 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.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Whole blood. Plasma Separator Tubes (PST), Serum Separator Tubes (SST).

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month.

Reference Interval

Effective April 15, 2020

Available Separately
Components
Reference Interval
0090144 Isopropanol No therapeutic range - Limit of detection: 5 mg/dL
Toxic: > 50 mg/dL
0090005 Acetone, Quantitative No therapeutic range - Limit of detection: 5 mg/dL
Toxic: > 100 mg/dL

Interpretive Data

Toxic concentrations may cause nausea, dizziness, central nervous system depression and coma.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80320 (Alt code: G0480)

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0090005 Acetone, Quantitative 5568-1
0090145 Isopropanol 5669-7
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Aliases
  • 2-Propanol
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • Rubbing Alcohol
Isopropanol (Includes Acetone)