Volatiles (BVOL)

Test Code
LAB751

Quest Code
7240

CPT Codes
80320 (HCPCS: G0480)

Includes
Acetone, Ethyl Alcohol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Methyl Alcohol

Preferred Specimen

1 unopened whole blood collected in a fluoride-oxalate (gray-top) tube
Do not use alcohol solutions as a skin preparation for drawing specimens. Use non-alcohol solutions such as Betadine® or Zephiran

Patient Preparation
Do not use alcohol solutions as a skin preparation for drawing specimens. Use non-alcohol solutions such as Betadine® or Zephiran®.

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Whole blood collected in: EDTA (lavender-top) or sodium heparin (green-top) tube • Serum • Plasma collected in: EDTA (lavender-top) or sodium heparin (green-top) tube

Instructions
Do not use alcohol solutions as a skin preparation for drawing specimens. Use non-alcohol solutions such as Betadine® or Zephiran®.

Do not open. Keep specimen tightly capped. Prevent exposure to the atmosphere.

Transport Container
Fluoride oxalate (gray-top) tube

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days

Methodology
Chromatography

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Set-up time monday through friday = 8am, 3pm, 1159pm saturday = 6am, 8pm, 1159pm sunday = 8pm Mondaythroughsunday

Report Available
3 days

Reference Range
Alcohol, Methyl None detected
Alcohol, Ethyl mg/dL None detected
Alcohol, Ethyl g/dL(%) None detected
Acetone None detected
Alcohol, Isopropyl None detected


Clinical Significance
The assay is used to determine concentration and potential toxicity of these substances.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics - South Region




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