TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: VLTUX    
Volatile Screen, Chain of Custody, Random, Urine

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

This test includes analysis of methanol, ethanol, isopropanol, and acetone.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Urine

Advisory Information

For best clinical correlation, VLTBX / Volatile Screen, Chain of Custody, Blood is recommended.

Additional Testing Requirements

If urine creatinine is required or adulteration of the sample is suspected, order ADLTX / Adulterants Survey, Chain of Custody, Random, Urine in addition to this test.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Supplies: Chain-of-Custody Kit (T282)

Container/Tube: Chain-of-Custody Kit containing the specimen containers, seals, and documentation required.

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect a random urine specimen using the container provided, seal, and submit with the associated documentation to satisfy the legal requirements for chain of custody testing.

Forms

1. Chain-of-Custody Request is included in the Chain-of-Custody Kit (T282).

2. If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Therapeutics Test Request (T831) with the specimen.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

1 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
UrineRefrigerated (preferred)14 days
 Frozen 28 days
 Ambient 24 hours