Test Summary Sheet for:

Purpose
Overexposure/Poisoning Determination
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
84600
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Methane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/w) 10 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
2 Ethane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/w) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
3 Propane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/w) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
4 Isobutane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/w) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
5 n-Butane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/w) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Test Also Known As
Marsh Gas
Specimen Type
Tissue
Requested Volume
10 g
Minimum Volume
10 g
Special Handling
Ensure that container remains tightly sealed.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Frozen
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
1 Methane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/w) 10 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
2 Ethane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/w) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
3 Propane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/w) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
4 Isobutane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/w) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
5 n-Butane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppm (v/w) 2 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

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LOINC® Information

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