ETGX - Overview: Ethyl Glucuronide Confirmation, Chain of Custody, Urine

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: ETGX    
Ethyl Glucuronide Confirmation, Chain of Custody, Urine

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

Monitoring abstinence in clinical and justice system settings using ethyl blucuronide and ethyl sulfate as direct biomarkers or metabolites of ethanol


This chain-of-custody test is intended to be used in a setting where the test results can be used definitively to make a diagnosis.

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
ADLTXAdulterants Survey, CoC, UYesYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Adulterants testing will be performed on all chain-of-custody urine samples as per regulatory requirements.

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

ETGX: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

ADLTX: Spectrophotometry (SP)

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


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

Ethyl Glucuronide Conf, CoC, U

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

Alcohol biomarkers