Alcohol Biomarkers

Alcohol; EtG, Ethyl Glucuronide, EtS, Ethyl Sulfate
TEST CODE
CRA640
CPT
80321
Expected
Turnaround Time
24-48 hours

Specimen Requirements

Specimen
Urine Serum
Volume
1 mL
Container
Urine: plastic cup or collection tubes with no additives Serum: Red top - gel free tube; white-top transfer tube
Preparation
Urine: Collect in plastic cup with no additive; transfer to collection tube is optional Serum: Red top - gel free tube, spun down and separated; transfer to white-top transfer tube
Stability
Urine: Room Temperature - 1 week; Refrigerated - 3 weeks Oral: Room Temperature - 1 week; Refrigerated - 3 weeks Serum: Room Temperature - 96 hours; Refrigerated - 1 week
Storage Instructions
Room temperature is acceptable for shipping and/or short-term storage (three days); refrigerated or frozen specimen is also acceptable

Test Details

Methodology
LCMS/MS
Rejection Criteria
Received outside stability window; Incorrect sample type; Incorrect collection device; name discrepancy; no name on sample

Test Components

EtG
EtS

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