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Test Code UETRM Ethanol, Urine LAB389

Test Method

Enzymatic Rate; Beckman DXC600

Specimen Requirement

0.2 mL random urine specimen is required.

Additional Specimen Collection Information

Centrifuge turbid urine specimens prior to analysis. Samples
should be analyzed without delay and immediately after opening the
specimen container.

Reference Values

Not detected

Performance

Testing is performed Monday through Sunday.

Routine: Typically completed within 4 hours after the
specimen arrives at the testing site.

Expedite: Typically completed within 1.5 hours after the
specimen arrives at the testing site.

STAT: Typically completed within 30 minutes after the specimen
arrives at the testing site.

Useful For

Detection of ethanol (ethyl alcohol) in urine to document prior
consumption or administration of ethanol.

 

LOINC Code Information

5645-7 Ethanol [Mass/volume] in Urine

CPT Code Information

Insurances following Medicare rules: G0480

Other insurances:

80320 Alcohols