Test Overview
Test Methodology

Gas Chromatography (GC)

Test Usage

Antabuse therapeutic drug level or compliance monitoring

Reference Range *

0.3 - 1.5 mcg/ml

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
6 ml plasma or serum
Minimum Volume
3 ml plasma or serum
Additional Information

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

Billing
CPT Code
80299
LOINC
Z132-1