Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PHENOL U
Methodology

Quantitative Gas Chromatography/Colorimetry

Performed

Varies

Reported

5-12 days

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

Urine.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 4 mL urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.9 mL) Preservative-free urine specimens are recommended.
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens preserved with Benzoic Acid. Specimens received room temperature.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 4 days; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 22 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

84600; 82570

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0090696 Creatinine 2161-8
0091054 Phenol, Total, Urine
0091259 Phenol-Total (Creatinine Corrected)
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Aliases
  • Carbolic Acid (Phenol Exposure Quantitative, Urine)
Phenol Exposure Quantitative, Urine

National Medical Services (NMS)