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Test ID: VLTUX    
Volatile Screen, Chain of Custody, Urine

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detecting the presence of acetone, methanol, isopropanol, or ethanol in urine with subsequent quantitation

 

Chain of custody is required whenever the results of testing could be used in a court of law. Its purpose is to protect the rights of the individual contributing the specimen by demonstrating that it was under the control of personnel involved with testing the specimen at all times; this control implies that the opportunity for specimen tampering would be limited.

Additional Tests Lists test(s) that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
COCHChain of Custody ProcessingNoYes

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

Volatile screen includes methanol, ethanol, isopropanol, and acetone.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Headspace Gas Chromatography-Flame Ionization Detector (HSGC-FID)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Volatile Screen, CoC, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Acetone
Alcohol
Ethanol
Ethyl Alcohol
ETOH (Ethanol)
Isopropanol
Methanol