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Chloral Hydrate, Serum or Plasma

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Synonyms

Trichloraethanol

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red, Lavender/EDTA, Also acceptable: Gray (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate)

Preferred Vol: 5.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 3.0 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Separator tubes.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator, Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin, aliquot, 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 T and Th 4 - 11 d

 

Performing Laboratory

National Medical Services (NMS)

3701 Welsh Road

Willow Grove, PA 19090

 

Phone Number: (866) 522-2206

 

Pass through from ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221

 

Phone Number: (800) 522-2787

Department

Department: Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

Methodology

Method: Qualitative Gas Chromatography

Analytical Volume: 1.2 mL Serum or Plasma

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82491

Send Out Instructions

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

0091267

Instructions:

Send out Mon - Fri with ARUP courier.