VLTB - Overview: Volatile Screen, Blood

Test Catalog

Test ID: VLTB    
Volatile Screen, Blood

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

Detection and quantitation of acetone, methanol, isopropanol, and ethanol in whole blood

 

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

 

Evaluation of toxicity to the measured volatile substances

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

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)

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

Yes

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

Volatile Scrn, B

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

Acetone
Alcohol
Ethanol
Ethyl Alcohol
ETOH (Ethanol)
Isopropanol
Methanol