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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeETH
Method

Enzymatic, colourimetric method. Abbott c Series analyser, Abbott reagents.

External Price$18.82(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Alcohol wipes should not be used during sample collection.

Full tube of blood, 3-5mL use fluoride oxalate if any delay, lithium heparin suitable if sample received within 30 minutes.

Patient SpecimenRefer comment
Paediatric SpecimenFull Li Hep (green) Microtainer paediatric tube
Sample Delivery to LabFull tube, tightly capped
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsPlasma or serum 200 uL, full tube, tightly capped, 2 - 8C
Aliquot Transport to CHLFull tube, tightly capped, plasma
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Core
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Contact Phone Number03 3640397 ext: 80397
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun, 24 hrs
Turnaround Time1 - 2 hrs
Reference Interval

Refer comment

Interpretation

<3 mmol/L reports as non-detected.

Currently the maximum blood alcohol allowed while driving on an unrestricted licence is less than 11 mmol/L (note this result is not suitable for medico-legal purposes).

Any Methanol  in this sample will not be detected. If Methanol ingestion is suspected a Methanol analysis will need to be specifically requested. Outside normal working hours the Toxicology person On Call will need to be contacted.

Delphic Number Test Number3101

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