Ethyl Alcohol, Serum
Serum Ethanol Level
BLOOD ALCOHOL WITH C.O.C.
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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)
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect specimen in an SST or red top tube. Do not remove stopper from collection tube. A green top tube is also acceptable.
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.