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Test Code
Container TypeRandom urine
Specimen TypeRandom urine
Preferred Volume30 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume15 mL
Collection ProcedureCollect a random urine in a leakproof plastic urine container.
Store and TransportAmbient (room temperature)
StabilityRoom Temp 10 days  Refrigerated 1 month  
Reference LaboratoryPAML
Reference Lab Test CodeLCA code 910807
CPT Codes80320, (HCPCS G0480)
Interface Order Code80102.Z60
Billing CodeGCALC
Test ScheduleMon-Sat
Turnaround Time1-2 days
MethodGas Chromatography
Reference Ranges
Urine Alcohol (GC)Not Detected< 20mg/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
o80102.Z60Urine Alcohol (GC)
r80102.Z60Urine Alcohol (GC)80102.Z60Urine Alcohol (GC)mg/dL 5645-7