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Test Code ETOHU ETHANOL, RANDOM URINE

Performing Laboratory

NorDx Laboratories

Useful For

Detection and quantitation of ethanol in urine to document prior consumption or administration of ethanol

There is an inadequate correlation of urine ethanol concentrations with associated impairment.

Method Name

Enzymatic Activity

Reference Values

None detected

Days and Times Test Performed

Monday through Sunday

Analytic Time

1 Day

Available Stat

Specimen Type

Urine, Random

Preferred Container

Urine Cup

Preferred Volume

Urine, Random: 0.5 mL (Urine Cup)

Specimen Collection and Handling

1. Collect random urine in a non-sterile urine container.

2. Send specimen frozen on dry ice.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type: Urine, Random

Frozen: 3 Months

Refrigerated: 3 Days

Add On Capable

Yes

Advance Beneficiary Notice Requirements

No ABN Required

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

80306 Drug Test, Presumptive Screening, Read by Instrument Assisted by Direct Optical Observation (any number of drug classes)
G0480 Drug Test (Definitive), 1-7 Classes Government Payers, if Applicable
G0481 Drug Test (Definitive), 8-14 Classes Government Payers, if Applicable
G0482 Drug Test (Definitive), 15-21 Classes Government Payers, if Applicable
G0483 Drug Test (Definitive), 22+ Classes Government Payers, if Applicable

LOINC Code Information

5645-7

Keywords

ALCOHOL, ETHYL

ALCOHOL, URINE

ETHYL ALCOHOL

ETOH (ETHANOL)

Performing Laboratory Location

NorDx Laboratories