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Test Code:
090-81-0010

Order Name:
Alcohol (Blood) **

 
Useful For:

Detection of ethanol (ethyl alcohol) in blood, concentration of ethanol in blood correlates directly with degree of intoxication.

 
Methodology:
Headspace-Gas Chromatography (HS-GC)
 
AliasesName:
Ethyl alcohol
Alcohol (Ethanol), Blood
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-81-0010

Order Name:
Alcohol (Blood) **

 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
NaF Blood (Grey Top) 2 ml, 2 tubes

Note: Use betadine to clean the skin before drawing blood. Do not use alcohol.
 
Specimen Testing Type:
NaF Blood (Grey Top) 2 ml, 2 tubes
 
Sub Mission Container:
Original tube
 
Rejection Criteria:
Gross lipemia = Reject
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type Temperature Time
NaF blood (keep in original tube) Refrigerated, 2oC to 8oC 72 hours
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-81-0010

Order Name:
Alcohol (Blood) **

 
Method detail:
Headspace-Gas Chromatography (HS-GC)
 
Schedule:
N/A **Sent Out to Ramathibodi
 
Turnaround Time:
Received specimen to reported within 5 days
(exception for official holidays)
 
Performing Location:
Toxicology, Ramathibodi
Referral Lab Services, Laboratory Department 14160-2
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-81-0010

Order Name:
Alcohol (Blood) **

 
 
Reference Value:
less than or equal 50 mg%
 
Clinical Reference:
Ramathibodi Laboratory Guide book