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  Methanol Specimen Type:
  also known as Methyl Alcohol, Wood Alcohol

Blood


Methanol is a member of the following panels :
Alcohol Panel

TOXICOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 3 mL Grey Stopper; K Oxalate and NaF
Unit of measure: Percent (%)
Ideal sample: 3.0 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 1 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Toxicology Blood/Drug Levels
Stat frequency: 24 hours - Daily, sendout after hours.
Stat turn around time: 2 hours
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 2-3 hours, when Toxicology lab is open
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Gas-Liquid Chromatography
Special Instructions: To request a methanol level, order a blood alcohol panel.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: ALCPN
CyberLAB code: 3501
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A