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Drug screening - Volatiles

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code MOLT (Order in Apex as 'Miscellaneous Outside Lab Test' using the complete test name above)
Test group Drug screening
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method GC
Collection Instructions Use iodophor skin disinfection; do not use alcohol or tincture of iodine!
Container type Gray top
Amount to Collect 5 mL blood
Sample type Whole blood
Preferred volume 5 mL blood
Processing notes Refrigerate. DO NOT CENTRIFUGE OR OPEN TUBE.
Order Quest #7240
Normal range
Synonyms methanol; ethanol; isopropanol; ethelene glycol; antifreeze; methyl alcohol; ethyl alcohol; isopropyl alcohol
Additional information The most frequent need for sendout drug testing is in questions of methanol, ethylene glycol or isopropanol ingestion, which this assay will detect in addition to acetone and ethanol.

See also Serum Osmolality
Last Updated 2/20/2014 3:04:33 PM
Entry Number 326

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667

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