o-Cresol, Occupational Exposure, Urine

CPT: 84600
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Test Details


  • 2-Methylphenol
  • Toluene Metabolite


Evaluate exposure to o-cresol or toluene


Gas chromatography/flame ionization detection (GC/FID)

Specimen Requirements


Urine (random)


10 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL


Plastic urine container without preservative


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

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate; specimen may also be frozen

Causes for Rejection

Urine from preservative tube


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
790690 o-Cresol, Urine 790591 o-Cresol, Urine N/A
790690 o-Cresol, Urine 790592 o-Cresol mg/l 13026-0

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