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This test is a lab developed test. For further information, see the Compliance Remarks section below.
SynonymsMethanol; Methyl Alcohol; Isopropanol; Isopropal Alcohol; Acetone
Container TypeSerum (red top tube), oxalated whole blood (grey top tube), or heparinized whole blood (green top tube)
Supply Item Numberpicture1372 picture7357
Specimen TypeBlood/Serum
Preferred Volume2 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume1 mL
Alternate SpecimensUrine or vitreous humor
LimitationsContainer must be keep sealed.
CPT Codes80320
Interface Order Code84600.Z3
Billing CodeVOL
Test ScheduleMon-Sat, STAT
Turnaround Time1-3 days
MethodGas Chromatography/FID
Reference Ranges
Methyl AlcoholNot Detected< 10mg/dL
Isopropyl AlcoholNot Detected< 10mg/dL
AcetoneNot Detected< 10mg/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
r84600.Z3Volatiles84600.Z5Methyl Alcoholmg/dL 9334-4
r84600.Z3Volatiles84600.Z6Isopropyl Alcoholmg/dL 5667-1
r84600.Z3Volatiles84600.Z7Acetonemg/dL 9425-0