Alert

Alcohol Panel

or

no gel in red top bullet

Tube TYpe

Test ID LAB5132
EPIC ORDER
ALCOHOL PANEL
CPT Code(s)

82055, 82693, 84600, 80320

Includes: Ethanol, Ethylene Glycol, Methanol, Isopropanol/Acetone

Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station Routine: 30; STAT: 888
Specimen Routine: 7 mL blood/royal blue top preferred; lavender top tube, and gray top tube containing sodium fluoride may be used.See comments for additional information
Micro: 500 µL blood/plain red top pediatric tube, or red top microtainer only
Stability Unopened blood is stable @ 25°C up to 2 days; at 5°C up to 2 weeks
Availability Routine: 24 hr/day
STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hrs
STAT: 1 hr
Reference Range Normal: See alcohol type
Critical Value: Varies with alcohol type
Comments
DO NOT PREP PATIENT WITH ALCOHOL SWAB!
Red top pediatric tubes must NOT contain serum separator gel.

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on December 14, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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