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Alcohol

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
ALCO ACHM1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top (lithium heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
1.5 mL
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
Oxidation Reduction Methanol
Special Instructions:
Do not use alcohol or chlorhexadine wipes to prepare venipuncture site. Soap and water or betadine may be used. Deliver specimen to lab immediately. Levels obtained are for medical use only; not intended for legal use. If collected at an offsite location, send by a STAT Courier to Akron Children's Hospital lab
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8419
TAT:
1 hour
Additional Info:
Reference range: 50-100 mg/dL: Impairment >100 mg/dL: Depression of CNS >400 mg/dL: Fatalities reported
CPT Code:
80301
Synonyms:
Ethanol; ETOH