Ordering Recommendation

Mnemonic

PROPY GLY

Methodology

Quantitative Gas Chromatography

Performed

Varies

Reported

8-11 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain red or lavender (EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.7 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Separator tubes.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 28 days; Refrigerated: 28 days; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

84600

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0091537 Propylene Glycol, Serum or Plasma 12552-6
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Aliases

  • 1, 2-Methyl Glycol
  • Propanediol
Propylene Glycol, Serum or Plasma

National Medical Services (NMS)