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Test ID: FABI    
Alcohol Biomarkers, Urine

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If the Ethyl Glucuronide is positive, then FABIC "Alcohol Biomarkers Confirmation" will be performed at no additional charge. This specimen was screen by immunoassay. Any positive result was confirmed by liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS).

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

This specimen was screened by immunoassay. Any positive result was confirmed by liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

 

The following threshold concentrations were used for this analysis:

Drug                             Screening Threshold              Confirmation Threshold

Ethyl glucuronide               500 ng/mL                               500 ng/mL

Ethyl sulfate                                                                    250 ng/mL

 

Alternative explanations should be explored for any positive finding.

 

Test Performed by:       Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

                                    402 W. County Road D

                                    St. Paul, MN 55112

 

Cautions Discusses conditions that may cause diagnostic confusion, including improper specimen collection and handling, inappropriate test selection, and interfering substances

Please note that incidental exposure to alcohol may result in detectable levels of ETG and/or ETS. ETG/ETS results should be interpreted in the context of all available clinical and behavioral information.

Clinical Reference Provides recommendations for further in-depth reading of a clinical nature

Samhsa Advisory, Spring 2012 Volume 11, Issue 2


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