Ethylene Glycol


Test Information

Test Name

Ethylene Glycol

Preferred Specimen

Plain tube

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

3 days


Collection Information

Main Lab Only

Yes

Preparation

  • Urine sample is also acceptable
  • Suitable for detecting Ethylene glycol in blood following industrial exposure or antifreeze ingestion
  • Keep on ice, send to Lab ASAP

Processing Information

Registration Code

ETHG

Notes

  • DO NOT use Gel tube

Alternative Specimen

Heparin; Urine


Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

Send Away Volume

2mL plasma/ serum

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