Gas Chromatography (GC)
Antabuse therapeutic drug level or compliance monitoring
0.3 - 1.5 mcg/ml
May show false negative results if specimen is not frozen immediately following collection.
4 - 9 days
- DEDTC Metabolite
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.
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by NMS Labs.