Name: Propylene Glycol
Test Name: Propylene Glycol
Health Link Test Code: HCPRGL
LIS Test Code: PRGL
CPT Code(s): 82492
Methodology: Gas Chromatography
Days Performed: Mon-Fri, dayshift.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 day.
Collection Container: Red top
Collection Volume: 3 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 1 mL
Sample Analyzed: Serum
Testing Volume: 1 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.3 mL
Centrifuge as soon as possible. Transfer cell-free serum to plastic vial and refrigerate. Freeze sample if unable to analyze within 8 hours.
Transport specimen to laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.
Specimens collected in red cap with yellow ring (SST) tubes are not acceptable.
Lower limit of detection is 2.0 mg/dL.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by the UWHC Clinical Laboratories. This test meets the standards for clinical testing. This test should not be regarded as investigational or for research use. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved or cleared this test; however, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.