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METHYL ALCOHOL

Test Code
MALC
 
This test is a lab developed test. For further information, see the Compliance Remarks section below.
Synonyms
Methanol
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container Type
2 mL oxalated whole blood (grey top tube) or 2 mL serum (red top tube) or 2 mL heparinized whole blood (green top tube) or 2 mL EDTA (lavender)
Supply Item Number
1396 or 1372
Specimen Type
Blood/Serum
Preferred Volume
2 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume
1 mL
Collection Procedure
Draw blood using non-alcoholic disinfectant.
Store and Transport
Ambient (room temperature)
Alternate Specimens
Heparinized whole blood(green top tube), urine or vitreous humor
Limitations
10 mg/dL
Reference Laboratory
PAML
Reference Lab Test Code
LCA code 910650
CPT Codes
80320
Interface Order Code
84600.Z5
Billing Code
MALC
Test Schedule
Mon-Sat
Turnaround Time
1-3 days
Method
Gas Chromatography/FID
Reference Ranges
TitleDescriptorRangesUnits
Methyl AlcoholNot Detected< 8mg/dL
Compliance Remarks
This 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
o84600.Z5Methyl Alcohol
r84600.Z5Methyl Alcohol84600.Z5Methyl Alcoholmg/dL 9334-4

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