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ISOPR
ISOPROPANOL, PLASMA OR SERUM

Test Code ISOPR 
Test ISOPROPANOL, PLASMA OR SERUM 
Methodology Gas-Liquid Chromatography (GLC) 
Description Useful for the detection of isopropanol in cases of accidental ingestion, or intentional ingestion by potential suicide victims or alcoholics. Isopropanol metabolizes to acetone.
Both isopropanol and acetone concentrations will be reported. 
Specimen SUBMIT ONLY 1 OF THE FOLLOWING SPECIMENS:

PLASMA
Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube. Spin down and send 2.0 mL (minimum volume: 0.3 mL) of sodium heparin plasma refrigerated.
NOTE:
1. ALCOHOL SHOULD NOT BE USED TO PREPARE THE
VENIPUNCTURE SITE. BETADINE®, OR OTHER ANTISEPTICS
THAT DO NOT CONTAIN ALCOHOL SHOULD BE USED.
2.Indicate plasma on request form.
3.Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

SERUM
Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 2.0 mL (minimum volume: 0.3 mL) of serum refrigerated.
NOTE:
1. ALCOHOL SHOULD NOT BE USED TO PREPARE THE
VENIPUNCTURE SITE. BETADINE®, OR OTHER ANTISEPTICS
THAT DO NOT CONTAIN ALCOHOL SHOULD BE USED.
2. Indicate serum on request form.
3. Label specimen appropriately (serum). 

Reference Values None detected 
Analytic Time 1 Day - Available STAT 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 84600