Drug Screen, Serum/Plasma


Sunquest Code:BSCN  
Epic Code:LAB3336Epic Name:Drug Screen Comprehensive Blood (UMMC)
Synonyms:Barbiturates Screen; Hypnotic Screen; Sedative Screen
Methodology:Gas chromatography/Mass spectrometry
CPT Code:----------CPTCODES HERE----------
Turnaround Time:Samples received Mon-Fri are reported within 24 hours. Stat samples received at other times are reported the next day.
Special Instructions:Completely fill out the patient history section on request form. For detection of barbiturates, sedatives, and hypnotics other than those listed, please consult with the laboratory.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Red (no gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Drug Analysis  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Drug Analysis will contact the physician to determine the necessity of quantitating the identified drug. This test screens for the presence of the drugs listed below:

 

Acetominophen

Metharbital

Amobarbital

Methsuximide (Celontin)

Barbital

Methyprylon (Noludar)

Butabarbital

Pentobarbital

Butalbital

Phenacetin

Caffeine

Phenobarbital

Carbamazepine (Tegretol)

Phensuximide (Milontin)

Carisoprodol

Phenytoin (Dilantin)

Chlorpropamide

Primidone (Mysoline)

Ethclorvynol (Placidyl)

Salicylamide

Ethinamate (Valmid)

Salicylate

Ethosuximide (Zarontin)

Secobarbital

Ethotoin (Peganone)

Talbutal (Lotusate)

Glutehimide (Doriden)

Theophylline

Ibuprofen

Thiopental (Pentothal)

Mephenytoin (Mesantoin)

Trimethadione (includes Dimethadione)

Mephobarbital (Meberal)

Tybamate (Benzil)

Meprobamate (Equanil)

Valproic Acid (Depakene)

Methaqualone (Quaalude)

 

 

 

 

Use:Detect presence of drug(s) in plasma/serum.


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