Cocaine Confirmation, Quantitative, Urine


Abbrev Code:UCOCQT   
Order Code:LAB1242Order Name:Cocaine Metabolite Quant Urine
Order Instructions:Preferred test to follow-up presumptive results.
Synonyms:Crack
Methodology:Quantitative gas chromatography-Mass spectrometry/Quantitative liquid chromatography-Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 80353 x1, 80353 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Sun-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.
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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 3.5 mL.
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.5 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Causes for Rejection:Specimens exposed to repeated freeze/thaw cycles.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 3.5 mL, 1.5 mL minimum. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Stability:1 week at room temperature; 1 month refrigerated; 3 years frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:0090359


Interpretive

Reference Range:Primary metabolite of cocaine is benzoylecgonine.
Drugs Covered Cutoff Concentrations
Benzoylecgonine 50 ng/mL
For medical purposes only; not valid for forensic use.
The concentration value must be greater than or equal to the cutoff to be reported as positive. Interpretive questions should be directed to the laboratory.


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