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Lab Test Dictionary

Alcohol, Isopropyl (578)

Methodology

Chromatography


Synonyms

2-Propanol; Propanol; Isopropanol, Blood; Rubbing Alcohol

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

3-6 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

0.5-4 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Gray (Potassium Oxalate)

Collection Instructions

Whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) or sodium heparin (green-top) tube is also acceptable. DO NOT open. Keep specimen tightly capped. Prevent exposure to atmosphere. Do not use alcohol solutions as skin preparation for drawing specimens. Use non-alcohol solutions such as Betadine or Zephiran.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 14 Days; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Test Volume Required

4 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

DO NOT open. Keep specimen tightly capped. Prevent exposure to atmosphere.


Included Tests

Acetone and Alcohol, Isopropyl.


CPT Codes

84600