Methanol


Test Information

Test Name

Methanol

Preferred Specimen

Heparin or SST

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

2 days


Collection Information

Preparation

  • Do not swab the venepuncture site with alcohol

Processing Information

Registration Code

MEOH

Notes

  • This test screens only for Methanol.
  • DO NOT share sample

Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Notes

Please phone WHL biochemistry prior to referring a sample as the assay requires fresh reagent and a calibration prior to use.

Send Away Volume

0.5 mL plasma or serum

Send Away Transport

Frozen

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