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Chloral Hydrate, Serum or Plasma

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous

Synonyms

Trichloraethanol

Description

To copy for new tests

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s):  Red or Gray/Sodium Fluoride and Potassium Oxalate

Preferred Vol: 5 mL

Minimum Vol:  3 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 -  4 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator

 

Off-site collection:  Spin and ship room temperature.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

1 w

  Refrigerated 2 w
  Frozen

14 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily 4 - 11 d

 

Performing Laboratory

National Medical Services (NMS)

Department

Department:  

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221
 

 

Phone Number

(800) 522-2787

 

 

 

Reference Range

None specified
 

Methodology

Method: Gas Chromatography

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82491

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Instructions

Links to:

Consent Forms

Algorithms

Requisition

Req

Clinical Utility

Clinical Utility

Critical Values

Critical values

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Chloral Hydrate, Serum or Plasma
Reference Test Number:

0091267

Instructions:

Send out Mon - Fri with ARUP courier.