Amphetamines, Confirmation, Expanded, Quantitative, Urine

Sunquest Code:EXAMPH  
Epic Code:LAB6514Epic Name:Amphetamines Expanded Urine
Methodology:Gas chromatography/Mass spectrometry (GC/MS)
Test Includes:Methamphetamine, Amphetamine, Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, Ecstasy); Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA); Methylenedioxyethylamphetamine (MDEA)
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3 days.
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Urine Collection Procedure

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:20 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:10 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Causes for Rejection:Preserved specimen.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store in refrigerator or freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated or frozen temperature.
Stability:Up to 3 days refrigerated; for longer storage freeze.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:4752


Reference Range:By report.
Use:Quantitative confirmation of analytes is performed by GC/MS (gas chromatography with mass spectrometry). Results are reported to the limit of quantitation (LOQ) for the analysis. Drugs tested amphetamine, methamphetamine, MDA, MDMA and MDEA stereoisomeric analysis of methamphetamine (D and L isomers) is performed when methamphetamine is positive.

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