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Test Code DRGAL Drug Toxicology Monitoring Alcohol Metabolites, with Confirmation, Urine

Specimen Required

1 mL random urine

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 30 days

Rejection Due To

Preserved specimens

Report Available

3 days

Method Name

Screen: Immunoassay (IA) • Confirmation: Mass Spectrometry (MS) 

This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Collection Container / Tube

Other Acceptable Container:

Transport / Storage Conditions

Room temperature

Reference Values

Alcohol Metabolites <500 ng/mL
  Ethyl Glucuronide (ETG) <500 ng/mL
  Ethyl Sulfate (ETS) <100 ng/mL

Day(s) Performed

Mon-Sat evenings

CPT Codes


Alias/See Also




If Screen is Positive, a confirmation will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 80321 HCPCS: G0480).