Ethylene glycol

Alphabetical Test listing

Ethylene glycol-366

  
Ethylene glycol
  
366
  
82693.0
  
EGL
  
(CH2OH)2
ethane-1,2-diol
  
  • Ethylene glycol
  • Propylene glycol
  

Emergency room admission testing only

  
Sodium flouride (Na Fl) whole blood
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Immediatley following collection, mix sample by inverting 8 - 10 times to prevent clotting

  

Do not open and do not spin

  

Grey Sodium flouride (NaFl)

  
EDTA whole blood
Heparin whole blood
Serum
Heparin (Li or Na) plasma
EDTA plasma
  
  
5.0 mL
  

Lavender/Dk green:

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

Gold:

Immediately following collection, thoroughly mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  

Plasma (EDTA or heparin):

  1. Spin
  2. Transfer the plasma to a False bottom plasma/serum transport  vial/tube (AHL), labelled as the appropriate plasma type, within  two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL)

  

Ambient (preferred) - 7 days

Refrigerated - 30 days

Frozen - 6 months

Allina Health Hospitals and any affiliate sites collecting samples for this test should send them STAT, directly to HCMC, for testing.

Remote sites should follow the Process for STAT specimen to be sent from remote locations direct to Hennepin County Medical Center.

  
Hennepin Health/HCMC (GLYCOL): R-HM
  
24/7
  
2 hours from receipt
  

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

  

Negative

  
82693
  
03/17/2008
  
03/03/2022
  
11/16/2021