Newcastle Laboratories

Ethylene glycol

Clinical Background:

Investigation of ethylene glycol poisoning

 

Investigation of ethylene glycol poisoning

 

Test Details

  • Discipline:

    Biochemistry

    Biochemistry

  • Specimen Container Adult:

    Fluoride oxalate whole blood preferred
    Plain, SST, Lithium Heparin or EDTA are also suitable

    Fluoride oxalate whole blood preferred
    Plain, SST, Lithium Heparin or EDTA are also suitable

  • Specimen Container Paediatric:

    Fluoride oxalate whole blood preferred
    Plain, SST, Lithium Heparin or EDTA are also suitable

    Fluoride oxalate whole blood preferred
    Plain, SST, Lithium Heparin or EDTA are also suitable

  • Minimum Volume Adult:

    1 mL blood

    1 mL blood

  • Minimum Volume Paediatric:

    1 mL blood

    1 mL blood

  • Special Requirement:

    Store sample at 4°C

    Store sample at 4°C

  • Routine Contact Name:

    Duty Biochemist

  • Routine Telephone:

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889

    RVI: 0191 282 9719

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889

    RVI: 0191 282 9719

  • Routine Email:

Availability:

Sample sent to an external laboratory for analysis

Please discuss with the duty biochemist / Duty medical officer

Turn Around:

Same day

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