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Ethylene Glycol with Confimration

Components

Name Method Department Units
Ethylene Glycol Gas Chromatography
Enzymatic
Send Out mg/dL

Specimen Requirements

Plasma Spun, Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 2 mL
Alternate

Purple tube (EDTA)

3 mL 2 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 1 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 4 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong collection tube

CPT Code

  • 82693