Quantitation of ethanol level for medical use only
None Detected. Legal limit: 80 mg/dl (18 mMol/l)[rev 12/11] Whole Blood. Toxic: > 450 mg/dl. Fatal concentration has been reported to be between 400 and 800 mg/dl (87-174 mMol/l)
- Alcohol, Serum
- Ethanol, Serum
- Ethyl Alcohol, Serum
- ETOH, Serum
- Serum Ethanol Level
- BLOOD ALCOHOL WITH C.O.C.
- ETHANOL LEVEL
STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).
Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge and refrigerate intact specimen. Do not remove stopper from collection tube. A red top or green top tube is also acceptable.
For other alcohols (isopropanol, methanol) and ethylene glycol, see Volatile Screen by GLC.