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Volatiles Screen

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code VOLAS
Performed by ARUP
Sendout? Yes
Method Quantitative Gas Chromatography
Container type Red-top tube/Lavender-top tube/Grey-top tube
Amount to Collect 4 mL (whole blood)
Sample type Serum or plasma
Preferred volume 2 mL (serum or plasma)
Min. Volume 0.3 mL (serum or plasma)
Processing notes Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.

Aliquot and freeze. Send to CB frozen. Order ARUP test code 0090131.
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Whole blood, Plasma separator tubes (PST), serum separator tubes (SST).
Normal range
Synonyms Alcohols, ethanol; methanol; isopropanol; acetone
Stability After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week (if tightly capped); Refrigerated: 2 weeks (if tightly capped); Frozen: 1 month.
Turn around times 2-3 days
Additional information Use to identify ethanol, methanol, isopropanol or acetone ingestion.
CPT coding 80320
Last Updated 4/18/2017 5:57:47 PM
Entry Number 1769
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