Phosphatidylethanol-994

Test info

  
Phosphatidylethanol
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Ethyl alchol biomarker
PEth
  

Measures blood levels of phosphatidylethanol, an alcohol-specific biomarker

Specimen

  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gently inverting 8 - 10 times to prevent clotting

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  
Sodium flouride (NaFl) whole blood
  
  

Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gently inverting 8 - 10 times to prevent clotting

  

Grey Sodium flouride (NaFl)

  

Ambient - < 3 days

Refrigerated - 2 weeks

Frozen - 6 months

Performance

  
MedTox Laboratories Inc (2804) via LabCorp (791584): R-NX
  
Mo - Fr
  
10 days
  

Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

PEth levels in excess of 20 ng/mL are considered evidence of moderate to heavy ethanol consumption

Billing

  
80321
  
No
  
Result 74661-0

Tracking

  
06/07/2019
  
04/12/2022
  
04/11/2022