Ethylene Glycol, Urine

CPT: 82693
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Test Details


Detect presence of ethylene glycol


Gas chromatography/flame ionization detection (GC/FID)

Specimen Requirements


Urine (random)


2 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL


Plastic urine container without preservative


Container should be filled to prevent loss of volatile compound into headspace.

Storage Instructions

Submission/transport (<3 days): Room temperature. For storage beyond three days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen.

Causes for Rejection

Urine in a preservative tube

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