Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

VOLATILES

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
VOLA      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 84600         Geisinger Epic ID: 7067

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
Minimum 1 mL serum.
Special notes:
Use non-alcoholic wipe to clean draw site.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge at 1100-2000 x g for 10 minutes. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen (preferred) or refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Refrigerated: 1 week if tightly capped. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded. Add-on testing will be accepted for unopened specimens or within 1 hour of initial testing on previously opened specimens.

TEST DETAILS
Interpretation guide:
Negative.
Cutoff concentration:
Acetone: 10 mg/dL
Ethanol: 10 mg/dL
Isopropanol: 10 mg/dL
Methanol: 10 mg/dL
CPT code(s):
84600
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Acetone, ethanol, isopropanol, and methanol.
Methodology:
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Synonyms:
Alcohols
Clinical significance:
To identify acetone, ethanol, isopropanol, or methanol ingestion.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 10/16/2018

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Toxicology
Technical Lead: Michael Sneidman
Frequency: Daily, 1st shift.
GMC in lab TAT is 3-4 hours.
Performed stat? Yes
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