Container: Fluoride (grey top)

Sample type: Plasma

Test name: Ethanol a.k.a. alcohol, blood alcohol

Special precautions & notes: Store at 4°C if delay in sending sample to laboratory. Do not use alcohol skin preparation in venesection.

Reference range: Reported in mg/dL. (Blood alcohol limit for driving 80 mg/dL). If results may be required for medicolegal purposes please contact the laboratory before collecting the sample.

Container: Fluoride (grey top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround time: 4 hours


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