o-, m-, p-Xylene, Occupational Exposure, Whole Blood

CPT: 84600
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Test Details


  • Xylene


Evaluate exposure to o-, m-, p-xylene


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

Specimen Requirements


Whole blood


20 mL

Minimum Volume

7 mL


Green-top (heparin) tubes


Collect 10 mL into each of two tubes. Tubes should be 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
790532 o,m,p-Xylene, Blood 13940-2 811041 o,m,p Xylenes mg/l 13940-2

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