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Test ID ETGS Ethyl Glucuronide Screen, Random, Urine

Useful For

Screening for drug abuse involving alcohol

Method Name

Immunoassay

Reporting Name

Ethyl Glucuronide Screen, U

Specimen Type

Urine

Specimen Required


Ordering Guidance


For situations where chain of custody is required, a Chain of Custody Kit (T282) is available. For chain-of-custody testing, order ETGX / Ethyl Glucuronide Confirmation, Chain of Custody, Random, Urine.



Specimen Required


Supplies: Sarstedt 5 mL Aliquot Tube (T914)

Collection Container/Tube: Plastic urine container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 5-mL tube

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

Negative

Screening cutoff concentration: 500 ng/mL

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

80307

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ETGS Ethyl Glucuronide Screen, U 58375-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
63420 Ethyl Glucuronide Screen, U 58375-7

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Report Available

Same day/1 to 2 days

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Therapeutics Test Request (T831) with the specimen.