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ETHYLENE GLYCOL

Test Code
ETHY
 
This test is a lab developed test. For further information, see the Compliance Remarks section below.
SynonymsAntifreeze
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeSerum (red top tube) or plasma
Supply Item Numberpicture1372
Specimen TypeSerum
Preferred Volume2 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume1 mL
Store and TransportAmbient (room temperature)
StabilityRoom Temp 1 week  Refrigerated 2 weeks  Frozen (-20 °C) 1 month  
Limitations50 mg/mL
CPT Codes80320
Interface Order Code82693
Billing CodeETHY
Test ScheduleMon-Sat, STAT
Turnaround Time1-3 days
MethodGas Chromatography/NPD
Reference Ranges
TitleDescriptorRangesUnits
Ethylene GlycolNot Detected< 2.5mg/dL
Compliance RemarksThis test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by PAML. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved or cleared this test. However, FDA approval or clearance is currently not required for clinical use of this test. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions. PAML is authorized under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) to perform high-complexity testing.

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o82693Ethylene Glycol
r82693Ethylene Glycol82693Ethylene Glycolmg/dL 5646-5

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