Benzene, Occupational Exposure, Whole Blood

CPT: 84600
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Test Details


Evaluate exposure to benzene


Headspace gas chromatography/flame ionization detection (GC/FID)

Specimen Requirements


Whole blood


20 mL

Minimum Volume

7 mL


Green-top (heparin) tubes


Collect adequate number of tubes to obtain the required specimen volume. Tubes should be completely filled to prevent loss of volatile compound into headspace.

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate; specimen may also be frozen.


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
790400 Benzene, Blood 811036 Benzene mg/l 9330-2

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