Test Overview
Test Methodology

Quantitative Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Test Usage

Biomarker associated with ethanol consumption; may be helpful in monitoring alcohol abstinence.

Reference Range *

Interpretative report provided.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Sunday
Analytic Time

6 - 13 days

Soft Order Code
FFPET
MiChart Code
FFPET
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo FFPET (MedTox)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a lavender top tube tube and send refrigerated to Specimen Processing.

Rejection Criteria
Ambient specimens are not acceptable.
Lavender Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL EDTA whole blood
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL EDTA whole blood
Storage Temperature
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 6 months.
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Clinic Laboratories; performed by MedTox Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
80321
Fee Code
AA348
LOINC
74661-0
NY State Approved
No