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Alcohol

Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
ALCM MACH1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top (lithium heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL
Cause for Rejection:
Gross lipemia
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
Enzymatic method with alcohol dehydrogenase
Special Instructions:
Do not use alcohol wipes to prepare venipuncture site. Deliver specimen to lab immediately. Levels obtained are for medical use only; not intended for legal use. For Off-site locations, please draw specimen into a sodium fluoride vacutainer, and send by a STAT Courier to Akron Childrens at Mahoning Valley Hospital lab.
Lab/Phone:
330-746-9623
TAT:
1 hour
Additional Info:
Reference range is available on patient report
CPT Code:
80301
Synonyms:
Ethanol; ETOH