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Test Code Eth Glycol Ethylene Glycol Level

Important Note

DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Fill tube by injecting blood through the stopper.

Clinical System Name

Ethylene Glycol Level

Synonyms

Glycol
Solvent Screen

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Dark Green/Sodium Heparin or Red or Lavender/EDTA or Gold SST

Preferred Vol: 3 mL

Minimum Vol: 1 mL whole blood in a sealed tube

 

Note: DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Fill tube by injecting blood through the stopper.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: DO NOT SPIN OR OPEN TUBE. Label the tube with a large computer label; refrigerate in the CPA refrigerator.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp  
  Refrigerated  
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
Y Daily 1 - 2 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Harborview Medical Center

Department

Department:  

Harborview Medical Center

Room GWH47; 325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
 

Phone Number: (206) 744-3451

 

 

Reference Range

 

  Normal
Ethylene Glycol Negative

 

Methodology

Method: Gas Chromatography

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82693

 

Special Instructions

Links to:

Consent Forms

Algorithms

Requisition

Req

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Ethylene Glycol, Quantitative
Reference Test Number: EGLY
Instructions: Test is available stat: see protocol for stat sendouts. If ordered routine, send out Mon - Fri with the UW/HMC courier. Keep a copy of the batch sheet for our records.