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Test ID BLOD0507 Methanol

Important Note

Alcohol swab for disinfection must NOT be used.  Collection site should be prepped with alternate disinfectant prior to collection.

Specimen Type/Requirements

Whole Blood.  Preferred container is Gray Whole Blood (Sodium Fluoride/Potassium Oxalate).

 

Other acceptable containers:

  • Plain Red (No Additive)
  • Plasma Separator Tube
  • Serum Separator Tube (SST)
  • Sodium Heparin
  • Lavendar (EDTA)
  • Green (Lithium Heparin)

Transport Temperature

Ambient:  8 hours

Refrigerated:  48 hours

Frozen:  1 month

Performing Lab

Hennepin County Medical Center

Storage Onsite

Ambient:  8 hours

Refrigerated:  48 hours

Frozen:  1 month

CPT

80320