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Test Code LAB2489 ABBREVIATED DRUG SCREEN

Important Note

Confirmatory tests are not automatically done.  If a confirmatory test for a urine specimen with presumptively positive screening test is ordered, call the laboratory at 410-543-7386 and speak with Special Chemistry within 5 days of reporting of test results by laboratory.  Confirmatory testing if ordered will be sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories at an additional charge.

Note:  Confirmatory tests can only be done if sufficient volume of urine is available.

Additional Codes

CPT Code: 80101 times 9

Methodology

Note: Peninsula Regional Medical Center Laboratory does not do any employment or chain of custody drug screens.  For additional information regarding employment testing or drug testing that requires chain of custody, please contact Occupational Health at 410-543-7188 or PRMC Employee Health at ext. 4733. 

This test screens for amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, benzoylecgonine (cocaine metabolite), cannabinoids, opiates, oxycodone, methadone, and phencyclidine (PCP). This is a screening test for drug classes. It is used for psychiatric admission, admissions for Detox, and/or outpatient screening. If screening for alcohol, order Alcohol, Ethyl, Urine (ALCOU).

 

Performing Laboratory

Peninsula Regional Medical Center - Core Lab

Specimen Requirements

Specimen must arrive within 24 hours of collection.

 

Minimum volume: 1 mL from a random urine collection in a plastic urine container (yellow urine tube preferred, plain red top or other sterile container acceptable.) No preservative.

 

NOTE: 10 mL of urine is desirable in order to have sufficient volume for confirmatory testing if ordered.

 

Reference Values

AMPHETAMINES SCREEN:  NEGATIVE  (CUTOFF 1000 ng/mL)         

BARBITURATE SCREEN:  NEGATIVE  (CUTOFF 200 ng/mL)          

BENZODIAZEPINE SCREEN:  NEGATIVE  (CUTOFF 300 ng/mL)          

CANNABINOIDS SCREEN:  NEGATIVE  (CUTOFF 50 ng/mL)           

COCAINE METAB. SCREEN:  NEGATIVE  (CUTOFF 300 ng/mL)          

OPIATE SCREEN:  NEGATIVE  (CUTOFF 300 ng/mL)                  

PHENCYCLIDINE (PCP) SCREEN:  NEGATIVE  (CUTOFF 25 ng/mL)          

METHADONE SCREEN:  NEGATIVE  (CUTOFF 300 ng/mL)          

OXYCODONE SCREEN:  NEGATIVE  (CUTOFF 300 ng/mL)           

Additional Information

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