Ordering Recommendation

Mnemonic

BENZE BLD

Methodology

Quantitative Gas Chromatography

Performed

Varies

Reported

5-8 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Gray (Potassium Oxalate/Sodium Fluoride)

Specimen Preparation

Transport 2 mL whole blood in the original collection 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. Also acceptable: Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 months; Frozen: 3 weeks

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
3000137 Benzene Quantitative - Whole Blood 9330-2
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Aliases

Benzene Quantitative - Whole Blood

National Medical Services (NMS)