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Isopropanol

Source Blood
Mnemonic ISOP
Specimen Requirements

1 x 3 mL light green (mint) top PST tube.  Gold top SST tube also acceptable.

0.5 mL plasma or serum

Collected in the same tube as Ethylene Glycol and Methanol. Do not collect in same tube with any other test.

Minimum Whole Blood Volumes for Microcollections

DO NOT swab arm with alcohol. DISINFECT WITH IODINE.

Specimen Handling DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Keep specimen tightly capped.
Additional Information Acetone, a major metabolite of Isopropanol, is tested with all Volatile Screen requests.
Testing Location Chemistry-FMC
Testing Frequency As required
Alternate Name(s) Isopropyl Alcohol
Reference Interval Click here for critical values.