Method Name



Alcohol; Ethanol; ETOH, Ethanol

Specimen Required

one Lithium Heparin separator or one SST/gel tube

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL of blood

Specimen Stability Information

Centrifuged specimen stable for 24 hours refrigerated and unopened.

Special Instructions

Use betadyne to clean the site for venipuncture. Do not open the container after the specimen is collected.

Performing Laboratory

As ordered. Turn around time is 4 hours.

Reference Values

Negative 0.0-10.1mg/dL. Toxic concentration is dependent uon usage history