VLTB - Overview: Volatile Screen, Blood

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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 which correlates with the degree of intoxication


Evaluation of toxicity to the measured volatile substances

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

Headspace Gas Chromatography-Flame Ionization Detector (HSGC-FID)
Includes methanol, ethanol, isopropanol, and acetone.

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


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

Ethyl Alcohol
ETOH (Ethanol)