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Phosphatidylethanol, Blood (3752B)


High Performance Liquid Chromatography / Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)


Peth; Phosphatidyl Ethanol

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

NMS Labs

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Standard TAT

7 Days

Collection Information

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp=Unacceptable; Refrigerated=2 Months (Preferred); Frozen (-20C)=6 Months

Rejection Criteria

Received Room Temperature

Test Volume Required

2 mL Blood

Minimum Test Volume

0.7 mL Blood

Processing Instructions

Complete a NMS Labs requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated.

CPT Codes