Test Overview
Test Methodology

Gas Chromatography (GC)

Test Usage

Antabuse therapeutic drug level or compliance monitoring

Reference Range *

0.3 - 1.5 mcg/ml

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Limitations

May show false negative results if specimen is not frozen immediately following collection.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday, Thursday
Analytic Time

4 - 9 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR
Synonyms
  • Diethyldithiocarbamate
  • DEDTC Metabolite
  • Disulfiram
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo Wild 86 (ZW86) (NMS 1790)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect 2 lavender or red top tubes. Centrifuge, aliquot plasma or serum into a plastic vial, and freeze immediately following collection. Indicate plasma or serum on requisition. Whole blood or Urine is also acceptable; transfer into a plastic vial and freeze.

Normal Volume
7 ml plasma or serum
Minimum Volume
3.2 ml plasma or serum
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by NMS Labs.

Billing
CPT Code
80375
LOINC
Z132-1
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