ALCX - Overview: Ethanol, Chain of Custody, Blood

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: ALCX    
Ethanol, Chain of Custody, Blood

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

All testing is performed under strict chain of custody

 

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

Additional Tests Lists tests that are always performed, at an additional charge, with the initial tests

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
COCHChain of Custody ProcessingNoYes

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.

No

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

Ethanol, CoC, B

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

Alcohol
Ethanol
Ethyl Alcohol
ETOH (Ethanol)