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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Ethanol, Urine Random

Test Name

Ethanol, Urine Random

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Sterile Container

Minimum Volume = 5ml Urine

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect 10mL random urine sample in a sterile container. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label or requisition.

Special Instructions Centrifuge all urine samples before analysis. Samples should be within the normal physiological pH range of 5-8.

Rejection Criteria: Unlabeled, leaky or Not Sufficient Quantity samples will be rejected.

Stability: Sample is stable for 2 weeks at 2°C-8°C and frozen indefinitely.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

2 hours trauma/stat 4 hours routine

Test Utilization

Routine

Reference Value

Cut off < 2 mmol/L

Test code

UETOH

Methodology

Gas Chromatrography (with FID)

Testing Location

SMH-Biochemistry

Other Information