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Test Code UVOLTB Volatile Screen, Random, Urine

Additional Codes

MAYO: VLTU

EPIC: LAB2145

Reporting Name

Volatile Scrn, U

Useful For

Detecting the presence of acetone, methanol, isopropanol, or ethanol in urine with subsequent quantitation

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Urine


Ordering Guidance


For best clinical correlation either VLTS / Volatile Screen, Serum or VLTB / Volatile Screen, Blood is recommended.



Specimen Required


Supplies: Urine Tubes, 10 mL (T068)

Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  24 hours

Reference Values

METHANOL

Not detected (Positive results are quantitated.)

Cutoff concentration: 10 mg/dL

Toxic concentration: ≥10 mg/dL

 

ETHANOL

Not detected (Positive results are quantitated.)

Cutoff concentration: 10 mg/dL

 

ISOPROPANOL

Not detected (Positive results are quantitated.)

Cutoff concentration: 10 mg/dL

Toxic concentration: ≥10 mg/dL

 

ACETONE

Not detected (Positive results are quantitated.)

Cutoff concentration: 10 mg/dL

Toxic concentration: ≥10 mg/dL

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

80320

G0480 (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
VLTU Volatile Scrn, U 24350-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
8826 Volatile Scrn, U 12983-3
30904 Methanol, U 5695-2
30905 Ethanol, U 5645-7
30906 Acetone, U 5570-7
30907 Isopropanol, U 9434-2
34378 Chain of Custody 77202-0

Report Available

Same day/1 to 2 days

Reject Due To

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Method Name

Headspace Gas Chromatography-Flame Ionization Detector (HSGC-FID)

Secondary ID

8826

Testing Algorithm

This test includes analysis of methanol, ethanol, isopropanol, and acetone.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Therapeutics Test Request (T831) with the specimen.