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Ethylene Glycol

 

Ethylene glycol (ETHG) is a common constituent of antifreeze and screen wash. Another diol, Diethylene glycol (DEG) may also be present in these products.

 

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ethylene glycol analysis

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Test:

 Serum Ethylene Glycol

Laboratory

Toxicology Laboratory.

Specimen Type:

1 ml of plasma

Do not send gel tubes or serum from gel tubes as they interfere with analysis.

Storage:

Please send urgently to the laboratory at room temperature

Posting Details:

First class post

Posting Address:

Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Toxicology Laboratory, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH.

Out of Hours Posting Address:

Blood Bank Door (Ring Bell)Pathology Department, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Toxicology Laboratory, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH.

Clinical Use:

For the assessment of patients who may have been poisoned with ethylene glycol or who are being treated.

Advantages:

Optimum management of patients poisoned with ethylene glycol.

Special Details:

This service is available 24 hours.

During working hours: 09:00 - 17.30 Please contact the laboratory on 0121 507 4138.

Out of hours: 17:30 - 09:00 Please contact switchboard on 0121 554 3801 and ask them to bleep the On-Call Consultant Biochemist.

Turnaround:

2 hours from receipt of sample

External QA Scheme:

None available

CPA Accredited Lab/Test:

Yes

Key Contact Points:

Email: info@cityassays.org.uk

 

Dr Loretta Ford

Consultant Clinical Scientist

Tel: 0121 507 6026

 

 

Professor  Jonathan Berg

Email:jonathanberg@nhs.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

  SWBH NHS Trust 2018