ETGC - Overview: Ethyl Glucuronide Confirmation, Random, Urine

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Test Name

Test ID: ETGC    
Ethyl Glucuronide Confirmation, Random, Urine

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

Ethyl glucuronide (EtG) and ethyl sulfate (EtS) are direct biomarkers or metabolites of ethanol. EtG and EtS can be detected up to 5 days in urine using a cutoff of 500 ng/mL.(1) These biomarkers are often used in monitoring abstinence in clinical and justice system settings.

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

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

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 Confirmation, U

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

Alcohol biomarkers