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Test ID: ALC    
Ethanol, Blood

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

8264

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

Detection of ethanol (ethyl alcohol) in blood to document prior consumption or administration of ethanol

 

Quantification of the concentration of ethanol in blood correlates directly with degree of intoxication

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

Ethanol, B

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

Alcohol
Ethanol
Ethyl Alcohol
ETOH (Ethanol)